Nikal Pado Re
Jal naa jaaye jal
Bahut Yaad Aate Ho Tum
Chanda Pe Dance
Ghar Yaad Aata Hai Mujhe
O Ri Chiraiya
The concept of old age homes has made children shy away from their responsibilities without experiencing the moral crisis, but the question is still the same. Can any shelter be a substitute for a home? Children need a lot of support and care during their childhood and parents try their best to provide them all that they could in whatever way they can. But in many cases, when children grow older, they tend to forget the sacrifices made by their parents to make them what they are today.
With just two more episodes to go, Satyamev Jayate continues to impact people across the country and we are glad to report a couple of impact stories on the practice of manual scavenging.
On Monday Actor Aamir Khan called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and highlighted the plight of manual scavengers. After meeting the Prime Minister, Aamir said that the Prime Minister has assured him that he'll address the issue. "I met the Prime Minister today on the manual scavenging issue. I requested that measures should be taken to end this practice, the PM has assured me that steps will be taken," Aamir said. "There is a need for the state governments to co-operate with centre to remove this practice," Aamir added, states DNA
On the same day nearly 200 scavengers from across Maharashtra protested to press their demands for an end to the pernicious practice. Led by a social group, Campaign Against Manual Scavenging in Maharashtra, the protesters were barely a fraction of the estimated 35,000 manual scavengers in the state, engaged in the dehumanising work for decades, said their leader Pradip More. Among other things, the scavengers are demanding alternate and dignified jobs, decent housing and education, stated IBN Live
Based on recent reports, after Satyamev Jayate’s episode on casteism and manual scavenging, the Maharashtra government has planned to totally abolish manual scavenging from the state in the next two days. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday took up the matter in the Assembly. The Chief Minister said that he will meet the members of the community, who have been forced to engage in the most demeaning occupation stated ZEENews.com