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200 Muslim Houses Burnt Down in Meerut

On March 6, 2019 over 200 Muslim houses in a slum cluster in Meerut were burnt down. Residents of the slum cluster claim it was done by the police. Several people were injured and two have died. The police have filed FIR’s against several unnamed people and at least 6 Muslims in the area have […]

Dalit Lands Grabbed for making Cowshed

Under the garb of building a cowshed, attempts are being made at grabbing tracts of lands belonging to Dalits in Bantikheda village in Shamli district in UP. 120 tracts of land belonging to Dalits have been bulldozed in the process. A ChalChitra Abhiyaan report. Crew- Ayan Qureshi, Rahul Sherwal

The Working Class of Shamli – Rickshaw Pullers

To understand the lives of the working class in Shamli, Chalchitra Abhiyaan presents ‘The Working Class of Shamli’, a multi-part series. In this episode we speak to manual rickshaw pullers who’ve lost their livelihoods to electronic rickshaws. Directed By – Rahul Sherwal | Cameraperson – Vishal Kumar | Edited By – Ayaan Qureshi | Sound […]

Massive Farmers’ Strike in Shamli

Over a thousand farmers in Uttar Pradesh are protesting at the gates of Uppar Doab sugar mill. The Upper Doab sugar mill has not cleared pending sugarcane dues since March last year, according to the Shamli can committee, which acts a liaison between farmers and the sugar mill. Now, it owes Rs 80 crore for […]

The Working Class of Shamli – Construction Workers

To understand the lives of the working class in Shamli, ChalChitra Abhiyaan presents ‘The Working Class of Shamli’, a multi-part series. In this episode we speak to construction workers to understand their issues and to bring out their voice. Directed By – Vishal Kumar | Cameraperson – Aruna Ragini | Edited By – Mohd. Shakib […]

Hindu-Muslim Farmers Unite in Muzaffarnagar against Hike in electricity rates

After the 2013 Hindu-Muslim riots that ravaged Muzaffarnagar district and tore through the religious unity of the farmers in the region, farmers of both religions, for the first time after the riots, are now protesting jointly from one platform against the hike in electricity rates in Uttar Pradesh. A ChalChitra Abhiyaan report. Crew- Amulya Aphale, […]

One Dalit Killed and three Injured in Saharanpur

Some Gujjar youth from Bhankla village in Saharanpur district attacked Dalits of the village by firing bullets at them. An elderly Dalit man lost his life and three others are severely injured. Since 2014, anti-Dalit violence has been on a rise in Uttar Pradesh. A ChalChitra Abhiyaan report. Crew- Amulya Aphale, Nakul Singh Sawhney, Mohd. […]

Exclusive video of non stop firing at Dalit protestors

Crew: Abhishek Indrekar, Piyush Nagpal Footage shows burst of gunfire on Dalit protestors during April 2 Bharat Band protest against the dilution of SC/ST Act in Meerut. One in Meerut, six others lost their lives across the country.

GST crushes livelihood of riot affected women in Muzaffarnagar-Shamli

Crew: Abhishek Indrekar, Vishal Kumar Many riot affected women from Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts took to stitching clothes for factories. Per Piece rate falls by 90 percent after GST. Support our Abhiyaan- http://contribute.crowdnewsing.com/fundraiser/CCA

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