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Hindu-Muslim one again’ Gulam Mohammad Jaula

After the riots in UP’s Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts in September of 2013, the unity between the Hindu and Muslim farmers had faded away. Former leader of BKU (Indian Farmers Union) Gulam Mohammad Jaula, had resigned from the Union after the riots. In a conversation with ChalChitra Abhiyaan, Gulam Mohammad Jaula shared how the protests […]

Working Class Of Shamli – Women Garbage Pickers

Many women like Shabhnam and Bilkis in Kandhala, district Shamli, West UP, earn 160 rupees per for garbage picking while also handling all household chores. ChalChitra Abhiyaan’s Report – Working Class Of Shamli Part 6.

UP’s farmers chase away BJP leaders

Farmers in Shamli’s Bhainswal village chased away BJP leaders including Muzaffarnagar MP Sanjeev Baliyan who had come to meet the Khap Chaudharys. The farmers said that they have completely boycotted BJP leaders. A ChalChitra Abhiyaan report.   Crew – Vishal Stonewall, Anas, Mohd Shakib Rangrezz

Fight b/w Farmers & BJP leaders in Muzzafarnagar

A heated scuffle took place between the supporters of Muzzafarnagar’s MP and Union Minister of State, Sanjeev Baliyan and the villagers of Soram, Shahpur on 22nd February. The incident took place when the villagers started chanting slogans in support of the farmers protest. A ChaChitra Abhiyaan Report.   Crew – Mohd Shakib Rangrezz, Mohd Savez […]

Railway tracks blocked by Farmers in UP

Farmers Unions organised a ‘rail roko’ (block railway tracks) form of protest on February 18, 2021 against the new farm laws implemented by the central government last year. Farmers from Shamli district also organised a ‘rail roko’ protest. A ChalChitra Abhiyaan report.

‘Farmers Will be Heard Today, Not Government’

A massive farmers rally was held in UP’s Baraut in Baghpat district. Thousands of farmers attended it and swore to fight till the three new farm laws are revoked. RLD’s Jayant Chaudhry also addressed the rally. A ChalChitra Abhiyaan report. Crew- Deepak Kumar, Mohd. Shakib Rangrez, Mohd. Savez, Vishal Kumar

Massive turnout at Shamli’s farmers Mahapanchayat

The movement against the new farm laws is intensifying very fast in West UP. On January 5, 2021 several thousands of farmers showed up at a Mahapanchayat at Shamli’s Bhainswal village. A ChalChitra Abhiyaan report.

Muzaffarnagar’s Historic Mahapanchayat

As the farmers’ protests against the three new farm laws intensify, a historic Mahapanchayat was held at Muzaffarnagar in West UP on 29th January, 2020. Several thousands of farmers attended the Mahapanchayat and swore vengeance for every tear drop that Rakesh Tikait had to shed. This Panchayat was also significant because it brought back Hindu […]

Increase in still born babies in UP

ChalChitra Abhiyaan looks at one of the least talked about aspects of the lockdown implemented because of Covid19 Pandemic. In Uttar Pradesh healthcare needs of several pregnant women weren’t met, specially those from economically marginalised sections. This led to a spike in the birth of still born children.

An Evening With Farmers at Tikri Border

Farmers have been protesting at various borders of Delhi for nearly two months now. As a form of protest, they have built cities within cities in their tractor-trollies and trucks. ChalChitra Abhiyaan attempts to cover an evening at the protest site at Tikri Border. Crew- Anas, Mohd. Shakib Rangrez, Nakul Singh Sawhney, Vishal Kumar