Bidwai Deepak

About the Member:

Deepak Bidwai is passionate about human rights, equality and justice, traits he inherited from his grandfather. His start up EmpZen is working to bring government transparency and accountability in the developing countries. He has been active with various non-profits including Friends of Spy Pond Park and ACMi Arlington, where he volunteers with his wife, Jaya. Deepak’s show Unraveling India is an effort to make the world familiar with true India and it’s challenges and opportunities.

Productions by this Member

Unraveling India: Ep 4 – Prince Lenin part 2

Unraveling India: Ep 4 – Prince Lenin part 2

https://youtu.be/cH3n1qoB_20 The judiciary has long been considered the last line of defense against anarchy. And with India heading towards lawlessness as a result of vast power being held in the hands of a few in the midst of a corrupt system, this defense is under...
Unraveling India: Ep 4 – Prince Lenin part 1

Unraveling India: Ep 4 – Prince Lenin part 1

The judiciary has long been considered the last line of defense against anarchy. And with India heading towards lawlessness as a result of vast power being held in the hands of a few in the midst of a corrupt system, this defense is under fire as well. It has its...
Unraveling India: Ep 3 – Kalpana Saroj

Unraveling India: Ep 3 – Kalpana Saroj

In Hindu societies, priests are at the top of the hierarchy, followed by warrior caste, merchant and daily workers. At the bottom of the social ladder is the last group—people who are not, in a sense, even part of the system. Historically called Untouchables, they are...
Unraveling India: Ep 2 – Ashok Deshmane

Unraveling India: Ep 2 – Ashok Deshmane

In the 190 years leading up to Britain’s departure from India in 1947, the per capita income of average Indians had not grown, while the literacy rate was just 18%. Since independence, modern education and jobs have still not reached most Indians. Almost bankrupt,...
Unraveling India: Ep 1 – Rinku Singh Rahi

Unraveling India: Ep 1 – Rinku Singh Rahi

According to Transparency International, a Washington-based corruption watchdog, India ranked 81st out of 181 countries on a 2017 global corruption index. Although a democracy, India ranked below undemocratic China and Saudi Arabia. In India, it is a newsworthy...
Unraveling India, a sneak peek

Unraveling India, a sneak peek

Kalpana Saroj – from a Dalit (formerly untouchable) child bride to a successful entrepreneur. Anybody can make it big if given an equal opportunity and freedom to pursue their dream. Music: Royalty Free Music from Bensound Voice Over: Cyn This video was created...
Rinku Singh Promo

Rinku Singh Promo

Rinku Singh Rahi, an Indian government whistleblower, who was beaten and shot for speaking the...
Unraveling India –  PSA 2

Unraveling India – PSA 2

EmpZen presents Unraveling India. The goal of the show is to make Americans familiar with the true past and present, opportunity and challenges of India. Come join us! To find out more visit...
Snap Shot: Town Night Canceled & Town Meeting Dates for 2018

Snap Shot: Town Night Canceled & Town Meeting Dates for 2018

Town Night Canceled What is now Town Night began as a family friendly fireworks display. The event has grown every year and now includes a dog show, bouncy houses and pony rides. And now it may be a victim of its own success. At the October 13th selectman’s...
Arlington News: Holidays in Arlington

Arlington News: Holidays in Arlington

In this edition of APN, Steven Byrne steps down from the Board of Selectmen, and Arlington Center gets new signaling, again. Plus, shopping local gets a boost from the town. How it’s about more than just attracting...