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‘1200 Shiksha Mitras have died’

In Gorakhpur’s Premchand Park, the team of ChalChitra Abhiyaan met with Shiksha Mitras, Anudeshaks and Preraks who have faced a lot of exploitation in the last few years. Working in schools as a part of various government schemes, the salary of these employees haven’t been increased for a long time. Along with this, most of […]

‘Education, Health, Employment are Bihar’s Issues’

ChalChitra Abhiyaan interviews Mahagathbandhan’s Congress candidate from Jale, Bihar, Dr. Mashkoor Usmani. Dr. Mashkoor Usmani is probably the youngest candidate in Bihar elections this time. He was formerly the president of AMUSU. He says education, health and employment will be core electoral issues in Bihar assembly elections.   Crew- Mohd. Shakib Rangrez, Nakul Singh Sawhney, […]

‘Healthcare abysmal in Bihar’ Qayamuddin Ansari

ChalChitra Abhiyaan follows Mahagathbandhan’s CPI(ML)’s candidate from Arrah, Bihar, Qayamuddin Ansari and follows him through his campaign trail. He about the abysmal state of healthcare, education and roads in the Arrah. Crew- Md. Shakib Rangrez, Nakul Singh Sawhney, Vishal Kumar

‘Jail Bharo’ against NSA on ‘Ravan’

Crew:  Abhishek Indrekar, Nakul Singh Sawhney, Piyush Nagpal, Vishal Kumar There were ‘Jail Bharo’ protests against the imposition of NSA on Bhim Army founder, Chandrashekhar Azad ‘Ravan’ in several districts of Uttar Pradesh on the 8th and 9th of March.

‘No one wants Modi government’ say Dalits of Mathura

In a detailed conversation with ChalChitra Abhiyaan, Dalit women and men from Mathura say that they are sick and tired of the lies of the Modi regime and will overthrow it in this election. Crew- Nakul Singh Sawhney, Suraj Deep, Aryan Mahta

‘We will now trash Dalits in their homes’

In Meerut’s Lawad village, Upper caste youth attacked some Dalit boys to prevent them from playing cricket. After this, these upper caste boys went to their homes and threatened to kill them. After the BJP came back to power, numerous such incidents of violence and exploitation of Dalits, Muslims and Adivasis have been reported across […]

‘Youth will ask for Jobs not caste’ Manoj Manzil

ChalChitra Abhiyaan interviews Mahagathbandhan’s CPI (ML) candidate, Manoj Manzil from Agiaon constituency in Bhojupur district in Bihar. We follow him through his campaign where he talks about the various issues that are being raised in this election. He says the youth will rally behind Mahagathbandhan in this election, largely because of issues of unemployment. He […]

“Haven’t got salary for 40 months”

The team of ChalChitra Abhiyaan met Madarasa teachers in Gorakhpur, who expressed their disappointment with the central government for not paying them their salary for the last 40 months. They receive salary from the state government too, but only a meager sum of Rs. 3000. Due to this, there economic condition is deteriorating and they […]

“They attacked us with swords and pistols”

Crew: Nakul Singh Sawhney, Prthvir Solanki After Mayawati’s visit to Shabbirpur on May 23, 2017, a fresh round of violence by Thakurs on Dalits and Muslims in Saharanpur District have left one dead and several others injured.  

14 year old Dalit girl burnt to death in brick kiln

On 24 May 2019, a 14 year old Dalit girl was found dead, her body charred due to extreme burns in the labour quarters of a brick kiln in Muzaffarnagar district where she worked. While the kiln owner and other labourers say that the room caught fire in the night, the family claims that the […]