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Working class of Shamli – Potter

To understand the lives of the working class in Shamli, Chalchitra Abhiyaan presents ‘The Working Class of Shamli’, a multi-part series. Vijaypal is the last potter in District Shamli’s Nala village, but he is now facing many difficulties in continuing this traditional business, due to which his work is on the verge of closure. Crew […]

ChalChitra Abhiyaan- Our Journey so Far

The idea of ChalChitra Abhiyaan germinated soon after the Muzaffarnagar riots of 2013, when we realised how social media (and even sections of mainstream media) were being used to vitiate the atmosphere and instigate riots. Many felt the need for a social media presence an alternate media in Western UP which could raise real issues […]

The truth of Modi’s adopted village

Narendra Modi, after becoming the MP from Varanasi in the Lok Sabha Elections 2014, had announced that he would adopt 4 villages which would become a model for development of other villages across India. Nagepur is one such village. The team of ChalChitra Abhiyaan visited this village, only to find out that the development in […]

Election 2019 Trailer

The election season is here and Chalchitra Abhiyaan is all geared up for it. We are committed to make this election an election of people and their issues and not of popular rhetoric. Hence, during the next one month, we will be traveling to various parts of Uttar Pradesh, from Gorakhpur, the bastion of UP […]

Jan Ragini 3- Inflation’s Assault

This ragini portrays the condition of our worsening economy today and focuses on the plight of the working class. Using a folk form with accessible lyrics, it tells us how the poor in this country are finding it extremely difficult to survive, even more so with the increasing inflation and corruption in every sphere. A […]

Working Class of Shamli – Vegetable Vendor

To understand the lives of the working class in Shamli, Chalchitra Abhiyaan presents ‘The Working Class of Shamli’, a multi-part series. This episode is about a vegetable vendor, Babu, who is from Kandhla town in Shamli district. Everyday, he cycles his vegetable cart for over 20 kms. Because of which, along with economic hardships he […]

Jan Ragini 2

This people’s ragini reflects the condition of today’s youth, who, in spite of getting an education are unemployed and vision-less. The ragini reflects the condition of the youth in the context of today’s economic crisis with great sensitivity. A ChalChitra Abhiyaan production. Crew- Abhishek Indrekar, Nakul Singh Sawhney, Mohd. Shakib Rangrez, Piyush Nagpal

Riots to TISS – 5 Years Since Muzaffarnagar Riots (Part 4)

Nadeem has rebuilt his life from scratch after the September 2013 riots in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli and today he’s in India’s premier Social Science Institute. Watch this inspiring video by ChalChitra Abhiyaan to find out how. Crew: Amulya Aphale, Mohd. Shakib Rangrez, Nakul Singh Sawhney, Sayan Bhattacharjee

Crowdfunding for Chalchitra Abhiyaan

To support ChalChitra Abhiyaan, click on this link- contribute.crowdnewsing.com/fundraiser/CCA ChalChitra Abhiyaan website link- www.chalchitraabhiyaan.com ChalChitra Abhiyaan is a film and media collective based out of Western Uttar Pradesh in India. The collective produces a range of video formats like documentary films, news features, interviews and live broadcasts. We try to bring to the fore local issues […]

Jan Ragini 1

Crew:  Abhishek Indrekar, Nakul Singh Sawhney, Piyush Nagpal, Vishal Kumar This Ragini portrays the condition of the farmers today. The farmer and his predicament can be felt in the Ragini. From the daily struggles of the farmer to the need to put up a resistance, Master Brijendra Ailum in this Ragini, states that there is no […]