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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Crew: Nakul Singh Sawhney, Abhishek Indrekar Jignesh Mevani speaks at the Azadi Kooch Sammelan on July 11, 2017.
Crew : Abhishek Indrekar, Nakul Singh Sawhney Even after state repression and police detention of the yatris at Mehsana, Azadi Kooch Yatra surges on and reached Unjha village late evening on 12.07.2017. A small excerpt from Jignesh Mevani’s speech at Unjha.
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.