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‘A Youth Government in Bihar this time’

ChalChitra Abhiyaan speaks with the youth of Aurai Vidhan Sabha in Bihar. They say that they are fed up with Nitish Kumar led NDA government, which they claim has failed on many fronts, specially employment, education and healthcare. They say that this time they want a young leader like Tejaswi Yadav to lead the state. […]

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 […]

‘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, […]

‘People are Desperate for Employment in Bihar’

As Bihar readies itself for second phase of voting, ChalChitra Abhiyaan interviews youth from Digha constituency in Bihar. They are visibly upset with the government and are saying that they will vote for change this time. Crew- Mohd. Shakib Rangrez, Nakul Singh Sawhney, Vishal Kumar

Why Women Can’t Access Healthcare in UP

Most people in India don’t have access to functional healthcare. The state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) has among the worst health care and Human Development Index (HDI) indicators in India. In this video, ChalChitra Abhiyaan looks at a Primary Health Centre for Women’s health in Unnav district in UP. The health centre is in complete […]

Bihar: Why are Dalits angry with NDA

ChalChitra Abhiyaan interviews Dalits from Agiaon constituency in Bhojpur district of Bihar. Dalits across ages express anger with the NDA government and they say that they will vote for Manoj Manzil and defeat the NDA government. Crew- Md. Shakib Rangrez, Nakul Singh Sawhney, Vishal Kumar

‘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 […]

CCA Explainer 3: How India’s Health System in Failing

In its third Explainer, ChalChitra Abhiyaan explores why people in India don’t have access to good healthcare. While the rich can afford good expensive private hospitals, but the majority of Indians can’t. The government spends a very nominal amount of the national GDP on healthcare. Government hospitals in most states in India are in shambles. […]

Health Talk 2: How TB patients lost lives during Lockdown

Yameen was 55-year-old daily wage labourer trying to rebuild his life after the Muzaffarnagar riots in 2013. He was a TB patient and lost his life during the Covid-19 national lockdown. Watch his story to know why. Crew- Mohd. Shakib Rangrez, Sundus Idreesi, Vishal Kumar

RLD’s Warning to BJP Government

The police brutally lathi charged RLD leader Jayant Chaudhary while raising his voice against the rape incident in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh. The lathicharge on Jayant Chaudhary and the incident of rape in Hathras led to massive anger among farmers. On October 8, 2020, RLD convened a Save Democracy Mahapanchayat in Muzaffarnagar. Thousands of farmers and […]