[PODCAST] That Time When The Supreme Court Upheld The Right To Not Sing The National Anthem!

Posted on December 4, 2014 in Politics, Specials

There has been heated debate on the question of standing up for the national anthem, especially after Salman M’s arrest, who was accused of sedition for allegedly “sitting and hooting” when the anthem was played at the theatre. This audio blog by Saif Ahmad Khan deals with a landmark ruling of the apex court involving the Christian sect Jehovah’s witnesses. Besides enumerating on the case history and SC judgement, the blog tries to shed light on how Indians tend to associate nationalism with trivial symbolic gestures.

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