The Best Episodes Directed by Satyajit Bhatkal
#1 - Fighting Rape
Satyamev Jayate Season 2 - Episode 1
To fight rape we need to change the balance of power which is presently skewed in favor of rapists and against a survivor of rape
#2 - Police
Satyamev Jayate Season 2 - Episode 2
The show highlights sensitive social issues prevalent in India such as female foeticides, child sexual abuse, dowry, medical malpractice, honor killings, insensitivity towards the physically disabled, domestic violence, overuse of pesticides leading to pesticide poisoning, alcoholism, untouchability, plight of senior citizens and water crisis.
#3 - Don't Waste your Garbage
Satyamev Jayate Season 2 - Episode 3
Most of the trash we generate can be used to produce fertilizer and generate electricity. Instead, huge mounds of it lie piled up in our cities and villages, posing a serious threat to public health and the environment.We bring you some solutions; simple ways to treat waste, so that we may reuse, recycle and revive the earth. In Satyamev Jayate Season 2 Episode 3 we deal with the waste management in India"
#4 - Kings Every Day
Satyamev Jayate Season 2 - Episode 4
Casting a vote once in five years is not enough for a democracy to thrive; its citizens must ensure that they engage on a regular basis with the government system as participants. If eternal vigilance is the price of democracy, every citizen has the duty to assess its workings. Yet, most of us spend a significant amount of time criticizing the establishment instead of trying to change it.
#5 - Criminalization of Politics
Satyamev Jayate Season 2 - Episode 5
We have to change the nature of the government machinery, make it transparent, accountable and imbued with the spirit of service. Of course, this is no easy task. But we are not powerless. In the past, the right to vote has humbled the most powerful and arrogant, the most corrupt and criminal.
#6 - Daughters Are Precious
Satyamev Jayate Season 1 - Episode 1
In this episode Aamir talks about the killing of unborn girls, or female foeticide, an alarming and frightening reality. It involves the collusion of families, doctors and a social structure that encourages the desire for a boy child - at any cost. The result has been the death of over 3 crore unborn girls since independence and a generation of young men, many amongst whom will find it very tough to get a life partner.
#7 - Break The Silence
Satyamev Jayate Season 1 - Episode 2
The sexual abuse of children is a horrible reality, and many are unaware of its extent. Research has shown that as many as 53 per cent, or one in every two children, are victims of child sexual abuse. Contrary to belief, the home is not the safest place for a child, as many abusers are trusted by the family. In addition to educating children and encouraging them to be brave enough to say No to abuse, parents themselves need to be sensitive to their children’s signals. Moreover, a robust and specific law against child sexual abuse must be put in place to protect the child and vigorously punish the abuser.
#8 - Marriage or Marketplace?
Satyamev Jayate Season 1 - Episode 3
Most people dream of a lavish wedding but the reality in India is that expensive wedding celebrations and heavy dowry demands end up making brides’ lives miserable and ruining their families. The very concept of marriage has been turned into a transaction, with no value placed on the people or the relationship. But this can change, and it is up to girls and their families to say NO to dowry, to insist on simple ceremonies and restore the sanctity of the wedding bond.
#9 - Towards Change
Satyamev Jayate Season 1 - Episode 14
The journey which began some four months ago has been one that resulted in crores of people joining hands and coming together via the Satyamev Jayate platform. Via social media, including Facebook and Twitter, Satyamev Jayate has made over a billion impressions.