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Vande Mataram compulsory in K'taka

September 01, 2006 09:43 IST

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The Janata Dal (Secular)-Bharatiya Janata Party government in Karnataka has made singing of Vande Mataram compulsory on September seven in all educational institutions to mark the centenary celebrations of the national song.

Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Basavaraj Horatti told reporters on Thursday that a circular had been issued for mandatory singing of the song in all schools and colleges.

Horatti said Vande Mataram is a national song and no caste or communal colour should be given to it.

The Commissioner of Public Instructions has issued a circular making the mandatory singing of the first two stanzas of the national song at 11 am on September seven.

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Sub: should singing of vande mataram be made obligatory?

Nationalism should be inspired and not imposed.Patriotism of an individual cannot not be judged by singing of the national song. Allow individuals to follow their ...

Posted by sowmya

Sub: Good Decision

thats gr8 news How can there be anything communal flavour touched to Vande Matharam? Its a song sung to salute to our Mother and Mother ...

Posted by Guru

Sub: Singing of Vandematharam

Kudos to Sri Kumaraswamy and his ministers for making it compulsory for students to sing our National Song that had significant role to play in ...

Posted by H Rajagopal

Sub: It's good move....

I personally feel that not singing National-Song is an antinational attitude of. According to my personal opinion, anti-national people can be described in other words ...

Posted by Dr Hosmani

Sub: Vande Mataram

That's a great move. We as Indians definitely respect the move. It should be made mandatory to sing it every day.

Posted by hmd



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