National Anthem is not necessary to play in Cinema Halls: This Friday, the honourable Supreme Court orders that it is not necessary to play the National Anthem of the country before a movie play in cinema halls and theatres.
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The inter-ministerial committee will decide whether the National Anthem should be played or not after the apex court accepted the Centre’s submission. The apex court noted the Centre’s BJP government’s submission and the committee will decide the all the aspects regarding the Anthem.
2016 was the year in which the apex court made the Anthem play to be mandatory before starting the film. The order includes that the audiences would have to stand up during the play for giving respect in cinema halls.
“instill a feeling within one a sense of committed patriotism and nationalism,” said the order. The court said that the government should spread this awareness in the country instead of taking the name of the court.
The Justice DY Chandrachud criticised the government’s inaction and asked the factor stopping the changes made to the flag code. He was the part of the committee.
The Judge said, “Nowadays, the anthem is played during matches, tournaments and even Olympics where half of the crowd does not understand its meaning… You can amend it and say where to play the national anthem and where it can’t be done.”
Later, the Supreme Court also added that the person with disabilities was the exception in the order of standing up during the Anthem in cinema halls.
Now, there is no need to even play it in the theatres. And many of the things are changing a lot in today’s world. Some of the things people are considering them as good while others not. Here, our team keep you updated with all current affairs. So, keep visiting the news section of the website.
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