A legal overdose of patriotism4 min read 02 Dec 2016, 01:42 AM IST
The Supreme Court's national anthem order goes against the grain of the precedent set in Bijoe Emmanuel vs State of Kerala
The Supreme Court’s interim directions (in Shyam Narayan Chouksey vs Union of India) to play the national anthem in cinemas prior to the exhibition of movies have given rise to strong opinions. The order, which came to be passed in a public interest litigation, contains seven directions, most notably the compulsory performance of the national anthem prior to the exhibition of a movie in a cinema hall.
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