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Supreme Court orders cinemas to play national anthem

Reuters India Wednesday, 30 November 2016
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Cinemas must play the national anthem before screening a film and the audience must stand and listen, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday in a ruling echoing growing nationalist sentiment under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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The national anthem must be played in all cinema halls across the country before a film is screened and everyone present must stand to pay respect to it, the Supreme Court ordered on Wednesday.

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