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SC takes up plea over national anthem, song in schools

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought response from the central government on a PIL seeking to ascertain the feasibility of singing the national anthem and the national song in schools and public offices. The notice has also been issued to the Law Commission of India. Petitioner Ashwini Upadhyay, who is also spokesman of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Delhi unit, has urged the government to ascertain the feasibility of singing/playing of the national anthem and the national song in Parliament/assembly, public offices and courts on every working day.–IANS