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'Stree Shakti' on DD National commences second season

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NEW DELHI: Following the success of its first season, Doordarshan National has launched the second season of its weekend programme Stree Shakti, which will highlight stories of excellence and achievements with the new anchor Shruti Ulfat.

The first season had brought forth the challenges faced by women from across the country.

The series, telecast every Saturday and Sunday at 9 pm, airs some never before told stories of courage by women who have carved a niche through wilderness of misery, struggle and extreme agony, and emerged as winners.

Issues being tackled are gang rapes, domestic violence, gender violence, female infanticide, acid attacks, forced child marriages, and many such harrowing situations.

The second season of the show has umpteen stories on exemplary courage of women who were raped and left to die on the railway tracks, disabled women who fought the pain and won many battles, issues related with sex workers, mental illness and refugees who received help from the government.

Ulfat said, “Shaken, emotional, inspired, are the three words that instantly come to my find after shooting with these courageous women in Stree Shakti. I feel so much more evolved after knowing their stories. This season, I feel is certainly going to touch the hearts of the viewers, and bring them closer to us.”

In its endeavor to have quality content balanced with important issues, Doordarshan National attempts to bring to the limelight, the unsung women achievers, who are common faces in the crowd, but have unmatched stories of excellence to tell. 

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