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SATYAMEV JAYATE: Aamir Khan meets Rajasthan’s Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot
The two bigwigs assured the media that steps will be taken against female foeticide
It seems Aamir Khan’s effort over Satyamev Jayate may have already borne fruit. The first episode that aired on Sunday (May 6) addressed the topic of female foeticide. It also revealed a seven-year-old sting operation that had exposed nearly 100 doctors involved in the practice in various cities and towns of Rajasthan. Since then, there has been no action taken against the doctors, claimed the journalists who had conducted the sting operation, on the show. Aamir today met Rajasthan’s Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and received an assurance that justice will be meted out. Click here to read more
SATYAMEV JAYATE: Can Aamir Khan really bring about change?
The actor has met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh about a subject he brought up on his show, but we are beginning to wonder if that is going to help
When Aamir Khan made his television debut with Satyamev Jayate, a chat show dealing with social evils, he received much applause from his fans and several cynics. Even usually apathetic politicians suddenly took notice of ground realities and invited him to meet them. Star power, we realised, is far greater than all the efforts social workers have been putting in for years. Click here to read more