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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 […]

‘Restart sugar mills or step down from power’

In Bhatolia village of Kushinagar District, a sugarcane mill has been shut off since 2008, due to which the farmers in the area are facing trouble in selling their sugarcane. Over the years, governments have made multiple promises but no government has been able to restart the mill. The villagers protested against this too, but […]

Mid-day meal cooks say hike wages or government goes

Mid day meal cooks in government schools are primarily women who are hired on contractual basis and are paid Rs.1000 per month. The workers are very upset at this abysmally low amount. These workers are also not allowed to earn any alternate income thereby violating their rights and dignity in every way. ChalChitra Abhiyaan talked […]

Why are the homes of Home Guards dark this Diwali?

In the month of October, the Uttar Pradesh government has relieved approximately 41500 home guards of their duties. These home guards do not get regular salaries but are paid daily allowances, and this decision therefore has rendered them unemployed. Home guards are angry with the state government’s decision and are sitting in protest until their […]

Chunavi Charcha in Chaprauli

Crew: Nakul Singh Sawhney, Hagen DeSa Farmers from Daha Village in Chaprauli Vidhan Sabha Seat in Baghpat district discuss the upcoming UP elections and how issues of demonetization, agricultural crisis and the 2013 Shamli-Muzaffarnagar riots have affected the politics of the region.

Kushwaha youth say they will vote for Kannhaiya

The team of ChalChitra Abhiyaan reached Patla village of Begusarai Lok Sabha constituency which is a region with majority Kushwaha community. It is believed that people of Kushwaha community are a vote base of Nitish Kumar, who is a part of the NDA or Upendra Kushwaha, who is a part of Mahagathbandhan along with RJD. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Yadavs and Muslims say they will vote for Kanhaiya

Miskartola village of Begusarai Lok Sabha constituency has a majority of muslim and yadavs, most of whom are labourers. In this video, they talk to the team of ChalChitra Abhiyaan about the current government’s ignorance towards their community and the communal divide that the government encourages. The people are angry due to the lack of […]

Trailer:Will Dalit students not be able to study anymore?

According the latest order by the Uttar Pradesh government, only those SC/ST students who score more than 60% marks will be eligible for scholarships. The team of ChalChitra Abhiyaan discusses this order with 4 Dalit activists. You can find the entire video on ChalChitra Abhiyaan’s YouTube Page on 25 Ocotber 2019 at 10am. Crew – […]