The Supreme court of India held that before the beginning of each session in the cinemas should play the national anthem, and during his audition, the audience should stand, reports the BBC.
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The practice of playing the Indian national anthem in cinemas was widespread in the country in the 1960-1970-ies, but later went into decline. It is noted that a single law for all 29 States of India, which would have obliged the cinemas to play the national anthem, currently no.