However, on the other hand, reacting on the decision, the BJP welcomed the ruling saying the decision will “inculcate a sense of patriotism among people, particularly the younger generation”. BJP also welcomed the order saying that it will strengthen the spirit of nationalism and the idea of ‘Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat’.
Not followed by Bharat Mata ki Jai? https://t.co/R8mWSZ6Tlu— Priyanka Chaturvedi (@priyankac19) November 30, 2016
While, Kunder, 43, also took a jibe by saying National Anthem must be made compulsory at all places of leisure activities, including restaurants.
Hope Supreme Court orders Indian Parliament to sing our Nation Anthem before each session. Often its drama too is movie like #nationalanthem— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) November 30, 2016
A bench of Justices Dipak Misra and Amitava Roy also said that the movie screen shall have the image of the national flag when the anthem is being played and that doors of the halls will remain shut during the anthem so that no disturbance is caused.
Why just theatres? National Anthem must be made compulsory at all places of leisure activities. Even at restaurants before beginning to eat.— Shirish Kunder (@ShirishKunder) November 30, 2016