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© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd As far as women’s sanitary napkins are concerned, there is a tax on milk and rice also. The actor is the face of the initiative. The apex court, however, emphasised that citizens should show respect to the National Anthem and that the committee should look into all aspects. At the event, she was also asked about the heavy tax levied by the government on the sanitary napkin that has evoked widespread criticism. So, I think the government knows what’s best and how it should be,” said Kajol. Related News
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Updated: January 11, 2018 11:35 am
Kajol was also asked about the heavy tax levied by the government on the sanitary napkin. While a lot of actors, female and male, have demanded napkins be made free of tax, Kajol avoided any direct remark on the debate saying the government will know what’s the best solution. When asked for her reaction on the development, Kajol said, “I can’t speak for anyone else in the country but whenever I listen to the National Anthem, I automatically stand up.”
In the past, many of her colleagues from the Hindi film industry slammed SC’s previous judgement in 2016 that it was compulsory for cinema halls to play the national anthem before a film starts and those in the audience would have to stand up while it is being played. “I don’t have the financial expertise to comment on this.