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Valmiki youth say, Don’t wash our feet, give us jobs

Some months back, Prime Minister Narendra Modi washed the feet of five Valmiki Dalit sanitary workers at Kumbh. While some sections of the media and BJP hailed it as a historic step, many Dalit activists rubbished it as a gimmick to woo Dalit votes. The activists claim that the government has done nothing to improve […]

Library Movement in Bihar’s Darbhanga

In this interview we speak with Sadia Sheikh, a college student who has started a library in her village in Darbhanga district of Bihar. This is part of many other libraries they plan to open in several other villages. Small initiatives of this kind have contributed to making issues like education core issues in this […]

‘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 […]

Bihar Farmers on Demonetisation 2

Crew: Amrit Raj ChalChitra Abhiyaan spoke to several farmers of Muzaffarpur district of Bihar to understand how demonetisation has affected their farming.

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 […]

Election campaign of Jayant Chaudhary in Bagpat

On 6th April 2019, Jayant Chaudhary, son of RLD supremo Ajit Singh organised a rally in Asar village of Bagpat Loksabha constituency, from where he is standing as the mahagathbandhan candidate. The seat was traditionally held by Ajit Singh until 2014, when he lost to BJP’s Satya Pal Singh. The team of Chalchitra Abhiyaan went […]

‘Politics of Religion will fail’ Aftab Alam

ChalChitra Abhiyaan speaks with Aftab Alam, Mahagathbandhan’s candidate from CPI(ML) in Aurai constituency in Bihar. Aftab Alam says that core issues in this election are health, education and the poor quality bridges in his constituency. He says that politics of caste and religions will fail in Bihar in this assembly election. Crew- Mohd. Shakib Rangrez, […]

“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 […]

Farmers affected by Demonetisation 3

Crew: Nakul Singh Sawhney, Ashish, Shakaib J Akhtar ChalChitra Abhiyaan spoke to several farmers of Shamli district of Western Uttar Pradesh to understand how demonetisation has affected their farming.

‘Everyone is entitled to Good Health Care’

As the Corona Pandemic spreads in India, ChalChitra Abhiyaan speaks with Dr. Prabir Chatterjee about the government response on the issue. Dr. Prabir is with SHRC, Chhattisgarh and has also trained with Mitinan health workers in Chhattisgarh. In this interview, Dr. Prabir talks about the need for a strengthened public health sector and that India […]