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Farmers affected by Demonetisation 4

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.

Migrant Workers Starving During Lockdown

As Corona Virus lockdown continues in India the condition of working class across the country is continuously deteriorating. Several workers across the country are struggling to get back to their home towns. At the same time many workers are complaining that they aren’t getting the ration promised to them by the government and are struggling […]

‘Did we graduate to become security guards?’

Across Western UP, at any time of the year, young men are seen running and exercising to prepare for army and police exams. This very sight is symbolic of the extent of unemployment in the region. When ChalChitra Abhiyaan asked about other means of employment, they expressed disappointment and anger due to lack of other […]

Shamli’s Pride: Girls Admitted to JNU and DU

Three young women students from Shamli district’s Rajkiya Mahila Degree College, Kandhla have just got admission for their MA in Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Delhi University. This is a big achievement given that women in these parts of Western Uttar Pradesh are discouraged from studying further. The three women are from different marginalised […]

Farmers affected by Demonetisation 6

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.

‘Restart sugar mills or step down from power’

In Bhatolia village of Kushinagar District, a sugarcane mill has been shut off since 2008, due to which the farmers in the area are facing trouble in selling their sugarcane. Over the years, governments have made multiple promises but no government has been able to restart the mill. The villagers protested against this too, but […]

Farmers affected by Demonetisation 5

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.

‘Ordinances Will Destroy Farmers’: VM Singh

The government has recently passed three ordinances around farming which could potentially change the face of farming in India. The first ordinance opens the doors for contractual farming, the second changes the essential commodities act whereby pulses, cereals, pulses, oil seeds, edible oils, onion and potatoes have been deregulated and finally the third ordinance allows […]

Traders say businesses suffering in Modi Raj

Traditionally, traders, particularly Brahmins and Baniyas in UP have been strong BJP supporters. However, in the past few years, many traders have started to criticize the BJP in hushed tones for its flawed economic policy decisions like GST and demonitisation that have badly affected various small and medium businesses. In this video, ChalChitra Abhiyaan talks […]

Bihar Farmers on Demonetisation 1

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