Prof PMohan Rao on FB
What kind of pseudo-patriotism is this? This is tawdry, cheap, and stinks of failure of imagination. Orders came from the JNU Administration, citing UGC letters, that we do a “Tiranga March” today. Orders have come to have a Mass Singing of National Anthem tomorrow at 11.00. All Chairpersons of Centres in all Schools in JNU have been asked to send a Compliance Report.
And this, from a regime not particularly well known for its participation in the freedom movement.
This is frightening. An Emergency without it being declared. Don’t they know that there is a Supreme Court judgment in the Jehovah’s Witnesses case that no one can be mandated to sing the national anthem or stand when it is being sung?
22nd August 2016