Tatsat Chronicle Magazine

Jasvinder Sidhu

Jasvinder Sidhu is a freelance investigative journalist who worked for newspapers like The Greater Kashmir, Amar Ujala and The Hindustan Times

Who Will Take Care of The Caretakers?

June 3, 2022
Kusumlata is one of the 1.32 million Anganwadi Workers (AWW) who form the crucial last mile link in delivery of the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS). During the deadly second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in May 2021, she and an Anganwadi
mental health

Matters of the Mind

Pramod, 31, a factory worker in the Gurugram industrial area, lost his job as soon as the first 21-day lockdown was announced by the government, without any notice, in March 2020 to contain the spread of Covid-19. When the lockdown was announced

Empty Wallets

April 4, 2022
Ramvati, a fruitseller with two kids — a girl and a boy aged 10 and 13, respectively — was dependent on a Delhi-based NGO for helping the children with free tuition and books before the Covid-19 pandemic. The NGO’s support was vital for
apple farmers in the Kashmir

Bitter Harvest

March 3, 2022
In a few months’ time, apple farmers in the Kashmir Valley would be gearing up for another cycle of flowering and fruiting of the cash crop. But, most likely, they will be weighed down by the thought of stacks of unsold crates