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Sights | Sounds | Stories: Our Weekly Multimedia Roundup

Each Sunday, we bring you a selection of the past week’s multimedia stories. For more, please visit our website and follow us on our YouTube and Facebook channel. Click here to subscribe.

1. Photo Essay: Unrest Intensifies in Darjeeling as Protesters Burn GTA Accord

Vivek Singh documents the ongoing unrest in Darjeeling over the demand of a separate state and removal of Bengali as a compulsory language from schools.

Gorkhaland supporters burned copies of the GTA Act and GTA agreement at Chowkbazar in Darjeeling on 27 June. At least 20,000 people thronged the street at chowkbazar on both sides since early in the morning as slogans for a separate state reverberated through the hill town. Credit: Vivek Singh

2. Modi & Cow Violence

In a spontaneous protest titled #NotInMyName, citizens took to the streets to protest against mob lynchings. A day later, Modi condemns cow vigilantism but the gap between his words and the BJP’s deeds is huge. 

3. Jan Gan Man Ki Baat Episode 73: Modi’s US Visit and Emergency

In the seventy-third episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses PM Modi’s US visit and how we are living in an “undeclared emergency”.

4. मीडिया बोल, एपिसोड 03: भारतीय मीडिया में दलित पत्रकार कहां हैं?

मीडिया बोल की तीसरी कड़ी में वरिष्ठ पत्रकार उर्मिलेश, जेएनयू में समाजशास्त्र के प्रोफेसर विवेक कुमार और वरिष्ठ पत्रकार तवलीन सिंह के साथ मीडिया में दलित पत्रकारों की स्थिति पर चर्चा कर रहे हैं.

5. ‘Raag Desh’: Tigmanshu Dhulia on his film on the Indian National Army

निर्देशक तिग्मांशु धूलिया की फिल्म ‘राग देश’ का ट्रेलर आज देश की संसद में रिलीज किया गया है. ऐसा पहली बार है जब किसी फिल्म का ट्रेलर संसद में रिलीज हुआ है.