Why in the first place the National Anthem should be played in cinema halls? Is it some type of protocol? Why not play it on cable TV? Theatres, fairs, games and competitions are all meant for entertainment and should not be used to force patriotism down the people’s throats, while the politicians and bureaucrats wipe away crocodile tears from their eyes and keep looting the country. They also bring out several laws to protect the guilty.
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