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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 […]

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 […]

Muavza

Crew: Hegan Desa, Imran Khan, Nakul Singh Sawhney, Shaunak Sen On the 7th and 8th of September, 2013, Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts of Western Uttar Pradesh saw their worst ever riots since independence. Independent sources reveal that over 100 people were killed and nearly 80,000 displaced. Over 90% of the victims were Muslims. The trauma for […]

Savitri’s Sisters at Azaadi Kooch

Crew: Abhishek Indrekar, Imran Khan,  Nakul Singh Sawhney One year after the public flogging of Dalits at Una in Gujarat, a call was given for the ‘Azadi Kooch’ yatra (march). The yatra traveled through several towns and villages of Mehsana and Banaskantha districts of the state. The main demand being the handing over of land which […]

Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai

Crew: Nakul Singh Sawhney, Mohammad Gani, Kamesh Karna, Puloma Pal, Asheesh Pandya Watch the trailer of ‘Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai’  

Teaser: Kairana, After the Headlines…

Teaser of ‘Kairana, After the Headlines’, edited by Akhil Kumar.  The documentary film has been co-produced by ChalChitra Abhiyaan and TheWire.in. To watch the full film, click here    

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 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

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 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 […]