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Minister: Singing national song should be matter of choice

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale courted controversy on Monday when he said it was perfectly acceptable to refuse to sing Vande Mataram, the national song, PTI reported. Athawale reportedly said the issue of singing the national song as a mandatory expression of patriotism was being used to foment conflict between communities. PTI quoted him as saying, “Everybody […]