The national anthem should work like a winch, it should lift up the spirits of not just the Hindus, Muslims, Christians, or Sikhs, but of the atheists too! When a group sings it aloud, with their heads high and shoulders steady, there should be no place for any confusion or misinterpretation, and only the feeling of oneness should prevail. Can a devotional song achieve that in a country such as ours? I doubt.
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