Crew: Abhishek Indrekar, Nakul Singh Sawhney, Piyush Nagpal People of Vadgam talk about Jignesh Mevani days before elections.
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 […]
Lands belonging to Dalits in Pohalli village of Meerut district have been illegally occupied by people from dominant castes. Dalits from the village are preparing for a massive movement to free their lands. A ChalChitra Abhiyaan report. Crew- Aruna, Mohd. Shakib Rangrezz, Nakul Singh Sawhney, Rahul Sherwal, Sanjay Dutt,
Azamgarh was once known for its cultural activists, progressive movements, literature etc. But some years back, Azamgarh was called Atankgarh (Hub of Terror). Since then several youth from Azamgarh, particularly Muslims, have been arrested under terrorism charges. ChalChitra Abhiyaan speaks to activists from Rihai Manch and try and find out why and how Azamgarh was […]
On March 3, 2019 a Dalit labourer from Lakhan Village in Muzaffarnagar district lost his life. While the police and the administration claim that he died because of an accident, his family has accused his Rajput employers of murdering him. They claim that this murder is being covered up since his employers are influential people […]
Team: Nakul Singh Sawhney, Piyush Nagpal, Vishal Kumar After the formation of the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh, continuous incidents of anti-Dalit violence are coming out in the state. Even after the incident of May 2017 in Shabbirpur village of Saharanpur district, caste violence is not taking a halt.
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 […]
Lands belonging to Dalits in Pohalli village in Meerut district and Kanakpur village in Ghaziabad district have been illegally occupied by people from dominant castes. Blue Panthers, a Dalit group protested against this in Meerut city and gave the slogan, ‘You keep Hanuman’s Tail, Give us our Lands’. A ChalChitra Abhiyaan report. Crew- Aruna, Mohd. […]
While Tej Bahadur Yadav was in BSF he made a video that went viral about the poor food conditions for the jawans posted on the border. He was hoping that he will get justice once the video reaches government functionaries. Instead, he got sacked from BSF. Later in his fight against corruption, he decided to […]
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 […]