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National anthem must be played before screening of movies: SC

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National anthem must be played before screening of movies: Suprme Court

The Supreme Court today coordinated that silver screen across the nation over must play the national anthem before the screening of a film and people should stand up as a mark of regard.

The court likewise coordinated that the national flag ought to be appeared on screen when the anthem is played.

“Individuals must feel this is my country and this is my motherland,” a bench of judges Dipak Misra and Amitava Roy said while focusing on that it is the obligation of each citizen of the country to show regard to the national anthem and the flag.

“At the foundation of convention for national anthem, is respect for national identity, integrity and constitutional patriotism,” the bench said while coordinating the Center that the request should be given impact in a week’s opportunity and be circulated to all States and Union Territories through chief secretaries.

It also said no individual should take business benefits by playing the anthem and that it should  not be dramatised.

The apex court said the anthem should not be printed or showed on undesirable items, furthermore banned it from being played on variety shows and its compressed version anyplace.

Coordinating that its request be appeared in electronic and print media and be followed in letter and soul, the court said, “Time has come when peoples should feel they live in a country” and “even in Shastras,  nationalism was accepted.”

The court’s headings went ahead a PIL documented by Shyam Narayan Chouksey looking for bearings that the national anthem should be played in silver screen across the country before a film starts and legitimate standards and convention be settled with  respect to its playing and singing at authority capacities and the programmes where constitutional dignitaries are present.

The apex court had last month ago issued notice to theCenter requesting that it indicate what might constitute lack of regard to the national anthem

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