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‘No one wants Modi government’ say Dalits of Mathura

In a detailed conversation with ChalChitra Abhiyaan, Dalit women and men from Mathura say that they are sick and tired of the lies of the Modi regime and will overthrow it in this election. Crew- Nakul Singh Sawhney, Suraj Deep, Aryan Mahta

“Haven’t got salary for 40 months”

The team of ChalChitra Abhiyaan met Madarasa teachers in Gorakhpur, who expressed their disappointment with the central government for not paying them their salary for the last 40 months. They receive salary from the state government too, but only a meager sum of Rs. 3000. Due to this, there economic condition is deteriorating and they […]

14 year old Dalit girl burnt to death in brick kiln

On 24 May 2019, a 14 year old Dalit girl was found dead, her body charred due to extreme burns in the labour quarters of a brick kiln in Muzaffarnagar district where she worked. While the kiln owner and other labourers say that the room caught fire in the night, the family claims that the […]

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.

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 […]

Azadi Kooch Day 1 at Unjha Village

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.

Company Cheats Dalit Cleaners out of their Rs.48 lakhs

310 Sweepers who were hired on contract basis by a company in Muzaffarnagar district in UP have been robbed of two to three months salary by the company. The employees, mostly Dalit women, weren’t paid their salaries by the company, some for two months and some for three, and now representatives of the company have […]

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 […]

Dalit women from Azamgarh created history

In Haraiya village of Azamgarh, violence and police arrests ensued on 2nd April 2018 after the Dalit community came onto the streets to protest against the dilution of SC/ST Act by the Supreme Court. On 3rd April, 3000-4000 women from neighboring villages reached the local police station and encircled it, putting pressure on the police […]

Discrimination against Dalit Woman Professor in Shamli District

The principal of R.K(P.G) college in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh has suspended a Dalit woman professor, Dr. Anita Rani and filed several charges against her. Almost the entire staff and several students of the college have accused the principal of having suspended her because of his anti-Dalit and anti-woman mentality. The entire staff and […]