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Jats of Riot Affected Village say Remove Chowkidar

In the 2013 riots in Shamli and Muzaffarnagar districts, Lissad was among the most affected villages. In the ensuing Lok Sabha elections several Jats across riot affected villages voted for BJP in large numbers. However, this time Jat farmers in all riot affected villages are supporting the alliance candidates in large numbers and are openly […]

Eye-witness of Muzaffarnagar riots harassed by police

On 12 June 2019, police vandalized the house of Iqram who is a resident of Budhana district, harassed him and his family and tried to arrest him without any reason. Iqram alleges that he was also shot at by the police. He and his father are eye witnesses in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots case and […]

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

Rajputs in UP say ‘ Chowkidar is a thief ‘

The Rajput or Thakur community is considered among the strongest supporters of BJP in UP, specially after Yogi Adityanath was made CM. However, in large parts of West UP, there is a growing disillusionment among the community with the BJP because of an agrarian crisis and the government’s inability to effectively handle it. ChalChitra Abhiyaan […]

Another case of violence against Dalits in UP

Crew: Piyush Nagpal Anti- Dalit violence continues to be on the rise in UP. A video that shook the internet recently showed a Dalit man being thrashed in the name of religion. Vipin Kumar was intercepted on his way to work, his brother Sonu held at gunpoint, while he was assaulted by a group of […]

The people of Begusarai will ensure Kanhaiya’s victory

In Begusarai Lok Sabha Constituency, CPI has given a ticket to Kanhaiya Kumar, the student who came to light after the JNU incident, who is also a local boy. Lok Sabha election in Begusarai is a historic moment and ChalChitra Abhiyaan’s team has reached there to cover it. In this video, our team talks to […]

Crowdfunding for Chalchitra Abhiyaan

To support ChalChitra Abhiyaan, click on this link- contribute.crowdnewsing.com/fundraiser/CCA ChalChitra Abhiyaan website link- www.chalchitraabhiyaan.com 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 […]

Interview with Tabassum Hasan

ChalChitra Abhiyaan interviews Tabassum Hasan, the gathbandhan candidate from Kairana. In 2014, for the first time in independent India, not a single Muslim candidate was elected to parliament. Tabassum Hasan’s victory in the 2018 Kairana Lok Sabha became specially significant since she became the first Muslim MP in that term. Her victory was also significant […]

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 […]

Youth will take Kanhaiya to Parliament

The team of ChalChitra Abhiyaan, in this series of videos covering Begusarai consituency’s election, talked to the old and young of Begusarai’s Bhumihar community about the policies of the previous government and the hopes that people see in the prospect of Kanhaiya Kumar as their representative. The youth of Begusarai have full faith in Kanhaiya […]