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The truth of Modi’s adopted village

Narendra Modi, after becoming the MP from Varanasi in the Lok Sabha Elections 2014, had announced that he would adopt 4 villages which would become a model for development of other villages across India. Nagepur is one such village. The team of ChalChitra Abhiyaan visited this village, only to find out that the development in […]

Rapti river endangered under Yogi rule

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to divert Rapti – a river stream that joins into Ghaghra – which passes through District Gorakhpur. Because of this decision, many villages and enormous farmlands are expected to drown. The villagers are very angry with the government’s decision, even more so because the government hasn’t provided any satisfactory […]

Kanhaiya gives rise to new hopes in Begusarai

The people of Begusarai are seeing Kanhaiya as the silver lining of hope who will reach the Parliament as their representative and raise the issues of the masses. In this video, ChalChitra Abhiyaan documents Kanhaiya’s campaign and captures the aspirations of the people of Begusarai who see a new leader in him. Crew – Gulshad […]

Kanhaiya’s famous Campaign song- Theek Hai!

Kanhaiya Kumar’s campaign in Begusarai is among the most innovative and creative campaigns in Bihar today. Forms of cultural expression are integral to his campaign, from street plays to live singing. Among the most popular songs in this campaign has been the song ‘Theek Hai’ by D.K. Dheeraj. ChalChitra Abhiyaan brings you a recording of […]

Yamuna more Polluted in Last 5 years

In a lyrical video, ChalChitra Abhiyaan explores the current condition of Yamuna in Mathura. This video, is a boat ride on Yamuna with social activists who discuss the current condition of the river, through words and songs. They feel betrayed by the Modi government, which on the one hand claims to represent Hindus, but has […]

Election 2019 Trailer

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 […]

5 Saints dead under Hindutva rule for Ganga

Several Sadhus from Matri Sadan Ashram in Haridwar have sat on hunger strikes to save the Ganga from environmental degradation. Since 2014, two Sadhus have died because of hunger strikes, and one is missing. Ironically for a government that claims to uphold Hindu values, no one from the government has reached out to the sadhus […]

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 […]

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 […]

Aazaadi Kooch Day 2

Crew: Abhishek Indrekar, Nakul Singh Sawhney Aazaadi Kooch yatra on its second day arrived at Siddhpur village on July 14, 2017. Excerpts from the public gathering.