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Chennai: Complaint filed against RBI officials for not rising to Tamil anthem

Indian Express | 27/01/2022 02:06 PM | Click to read full article

A day after a few Reserve Bank of India (RBI) officials refused to stand up during the Tamil anthem at a Republic Day celebration and a video of the purported incident went viral on social media.

The officials were allegedly seated when the anthem ‘Tamil Thai Vaazthu’ was being sung. In a purported video, when onlookers ask the officials why they didn’t stand up during the anthem, they are heard saying that the Madras High Court has said there was need to do so.