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Massive Farmers’ Strike in Shamli

Over a thousand farmers in Uttar Pradesh are protesting at the gates of Uppar Doab sugar mill. The Upper Doab sugar mill has not cleared pending sugarcane dues since March last year, according to the Shamli can committee, which acts a liaison between farmers and the sugar mill. Now, it owes Rs 80 crore for […]

Another Attempt at Stoking Riots in Muzaffarnagar District

Like in 2013, a case of molestation was given a communal colour in Muzaffarnagar’s Budhana district. BJP MLA from Budhana, Umesh Malik, made provocative comments fueling tensions in the area. In the stone pelting that ensued, people people from Hindu Yuva Vahini were seen along with the police. Several Muslims from the township have been […]

Riots to TISS – 5 Years Since Muzaffarnagar Riots (Part 4)

Nadeem has rebuilt his life from scratch after the September 2013 riots in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli and today he’s in India’s premier Social Science Institute. Watch this inspiring video by ChalChitra Abhiyaan to find out how. Crew: Amulya Aphale, Mohd. Shakib Rangrez, Nakul Singh Sawhney, Sayan Bhattacharjee

Three slapped with NSA over a cricket match

In Muzaffarnagar’s Purbaliyan village, three slapped with NSA, 37 others arrested for a fight that broke out over a cricket match on August 21, 2018. Hindutva nationalists trying to give it communal colour. A ChalChitra Abhiyaan report. Crew- Amulya Aphale, Mohd. Shakib Rangrez, Nakul Singh Sawhney, Rahul Sherwal, Vishal Kumar

Part 2: Five years since Muzaffarnagar riots

Firdaus, Khurshida and Waseem rebuilt their lives from scratch after the September 2013 riots in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli in Western Uttar Pradesh. In this video, they recount how. A ChalChitra Abhiyaan report. Crew- Amulya Aphale, Aruna, Mohd. Shakib Rangrez, Vishal Kumar

Five years since Muzaffarnagar Riots- Part 1

It’s been five years since the riots that broke out in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts in Wester Uttar Pradesh in September, 2013. Chalchitra Abhiyaan presents a multi-part series, ‘Five years since Muzaffarnagar riots’ focussing on various political and socioeconomic ramifications of the riots. In this episode we speak to several riot victims and try and […]

Hindu-Muslim Farmers Unite in Muzaffarnagar against Hike in electricity rates

After the 2013 Hindu-Muslim riots that ravaged Muzaffarnagar district and tore through the religious unity of the farmers in the region, farmers of both religions, for the first time after the riots, are now protesting jointly from one platform against the hike in electricity rates in Uttar Pradesh. A ChalChitra Abhiyaan report. Crew- Amulya Aphale, […]

GST crushes livelihood of riot affected women in Muzaffarnagar-Shamli

Crew: Abhishek Indrekar, Vishal Kumar Many riot affected women from Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts took to stitching clothes for factories. Per Piece rate falls by 90 percent after GST. Support our Abhiyaan-

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To support ChalChitra Abhiyaan, click on this link- ChalChitra Abhiyaan website link- 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 […]

4 minors in Jail on Charges of Cow Slaughter

Crew: Abhishek Indrekar, Vishal Kumar On December 29, 2017, ten people were picked up from Khatauli village of Muzaffarnagar district on charges of CowSlaughter. This includes a nine month old infant and three minor children. They have been in jail for over three months now.