50 Stories Project: Support Our Reporting This Election, Here’s An Example
Our 50 Stories Project - an attempt to bring you ground reports from 50 constituencies is nearing completion. We've brought you 43 ground reports.
This note is an update on the project and an appeal for your support.
Our senior reporter Swati Goel Sharma was in Alwar recently. She was there to report on how the constituency would vote this election - the report is part of our 50 Stories project.
The old media has repeatedly editorialised and even vilified victims of cattle smuggling in this constituency. This has happened because Alwar 'lynching' was a convenient stick to beat the current PM Narendra Modi with.
The ground realities are quite different right? Villagers are struggling to keep their cattle from getting stolen. Cattle theft is on steep rise since a government change in state. No media house is willing to report all aspects of this problem because it goes against the very narrative they've sold us.
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