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O Ri Chiraiya - Satyamev Jayate

Just saw the first episode of the show Satyamev Jayate that is aired on Star Plus as well as Doordarshan on Sundays at 11am. The first episode that was aired today was on the topic of Female Foeticide. I have always hated female foeticide. I hate those people who dislike daughters.
The first interview was of a lady staying in Vastrapur, Ahmedabad. She had 6 abortions in 8 years. I considered that female foeticide was not that rampant in Gujarat, but when Aamir and his team researched and showed the map of the states that more such cases of female foeticide, I was shocked to see that in Gujarat it has been increasing, contrary to my belief.
The research shows that every year 3 crore girls are killed even before taking birth.
Before watching the episode, even I thought that killing of girls before birth was done only amongst the illiterates or in the villages. But after watching the episode and seeing the case of a lady doctor (Mitu Khurana), I came to know that all this is present even am…

Follow Your Dreams

Paulo Coelho writes about his own experience on how he became a writer. Excellent article for inspiration for those who want to be a writer. He says that you need to follow your dreams even if you are hurt or refused. Take risks and follow your dreams, because, as he says, "When you die, there is a small child within you, who will ask, why didn't you follow me? And you have to explain. Therefore, it is better to take the risk, to be hurt, to go through some nightmare to fulfill your dreams."
Read the full article : http://paulocoelhoblog.com/2012/05/05/dreams-and-nightmares/