On Sunday, with the first episode of ‘Satyamev Jayate’, Khan discussed female foeticide through case studies of women, opinion of experts and also invited two Rajasthan-based TV journalists who had done a sting operation, seven years ago. The sting by Meena Sharma and Shripal Shaktawat had covered 140 doctors involved in sex determination tests and abortions.
MUMBAI: Aamir Khan, whose TV show ‘Satyamev Jayate’ created waves with its detailed study of female foeticide, met Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot today to have justice expedited.
The CM has assured the socially conscious actor, that he will take up the issue, and setup a fast track court with the state chief justice.
At a press conference with Aamir by his side, the chief minister said, "I never heard about his show before it went on air. We are doing a lot of work towards the issue. But to handle this problem we need the support of the state police. Aamir Khan has already done a lot through his show."
Aamir then met Gehlot and made "a specific request to the chief minister that all cases related to the show" be decided at the earliest.
"I was expecting that I would be able to touch people’s heart with the show. I am glad to see the effect of the show. I am happy about it. I am not an activist, I am an entertainer. I only try to reach people’s heart. I am not here to talk about issues seven days a week.. I am an entertainer, and that is what I am passionate about. I want to touch people’s emotions and know their feelings, whether it is through a film like ‘Dhoom 3’ or through this show. As an entertainer, it is not necessary that I only make people laugh, it means that I should be able to evoke all emotions in them," concluded Aamir.