Akshay Kumar Supports Decision Of Hoisting National Flag In Universities

20/02/2016 7:48 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:26 AM IST
FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 file photo, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar shows his rings during a promotional event during a promotional event of his movie "Boss" in Hyderabad, India. Bollywood films, with their colorful sets and hyper-coordinated song-and-dance numbers, have catapulted five Indians into the ranks of world’s highest paid male actors. Three of those actors_ Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar _ were in the top 10, outranking Hollywood A-listers such as Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Leonardo DiCaprio. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A., File)

MUMBAI -- Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar is in favour of central universities hoisting the the national flag in their campuses.

Human Resource Development Ministry led by Smriti Irani recently said that all central universities will fly the national flag on a 207 feet high mast at a prominent place on their campuses.

The 48-year-old Airlift star took to Twitter to welcome the decision made by the ministry.

"Totally with the decision of the Tricolour being hoisted at all Central Universities and why not it brings out the best in us, inspires us to soar high," he wrote.

The move came in the backdrop of the massive controversy over alleged anti-India protests in JNU "prominently and proudly" to signify a "strong India".

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