'Whenever the national anthem is being played, I stand because I respect the nation,' said Anurag Kashyap.
A Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra will today hear the matter of regulating the playing of national anthem in cinema halls across the country.
It had observed that it cannot be assumed that if a person does not stand up for the national anthem, he is “less patriotic” and the people “cannot be forced to carry patriotism on their sleeves.”
The Gram Panchayat of village Bhanakpur had spent about Rs eight lakh for installation of 22 CCTV cameras and 20 loudspeakers, and the control room has been set up at the house of the village sarpanch.
Directives to this effect were already in place for all government-run schools. Now they will also apply to the 800-odd hostels, an official said.
Sonu Nigam said although he respects his national anthem, he believes it shouldn’t be played on cinema halls and restaurants.
Singer Sonu Nigam today said while he honoured every country's anthem, he also believed theatres and restaurants were not the place for it.
Arbaaz Khan and Sunny Leone made a grand appearance at Tera Intezaar trailer launch and spoke about national anthem.
SC said that while taking a decision, the government will not be influenced by the top court's 2016 order wherein playing of the national anthem in cinema halls was made mandatory.
The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday upheld the Uttar Pradesh government’s order making the reciting of national anthem mandatory in all madrasas
3 students hailing from Jammu and Kashmir have been booked for allegedly disrespecting the National Anthem by not standing when it was being played in a cinema hall in Hyderabad.