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DD National to telecast show on women issues with Aamir Khan

MUMBAI: DD National is set to telecast a special show on women issues with Bollywood actor Aamir Khan.

‘Swayamsidha’ will air on 14 March at 8 pm and will see Khan making significant comments on status of women in society.

Shot in Doordarshan Mumbai and anchored by Neelam Sharma, the show will see well-known women achievers from different walks of life give their views.

The women who participated in the show were IPS Meera Chaddha, former Election Commissioner and writer Neela Satyanarayan, actor Vikram Gokhle, advocate & member ‘Beti Bachao Movement’ Varsha Deshpande, UNICEF communication chief Dr Shweta Mahapatra, Kamani Tubes owner Kalpana Saroj, lawyer and women rights activist Flavia Agnes and ‘Stree Shakti’ producer Mona Khot.

Khan will start the show by focussing on not just the importance of girl child education but also little boys who need to learn to respect women. He said this will inculcate a healthy relationship of equality amongst the boys and girls.