HAWICK, SCOTLAND - JUNE 07: Halberdiers and the Drum and Fife band play to rouse the town during the Common-Riding on June 7, 2013 in Hawick, Scotland. Hawick Common Riding is the first of the annual Border events, it celebrates the capture of an English Flag from a raiding party in 1514 by the youth of Hawick at Hornshole and the ancient custom of riding the marches or boundaries of the common land.
The song mentions four common Indian names which the Censor Board, in its wisdom, thinks refer to four popular Indian actresses. They wanted us to get a verbal NOC (no-objection certificate) from these actresses before clearing it
They are people with a wide range of beliefs, beliefs that I respect -- Christians, Moslems, Jews, Atheists, Agnostics and others. I think that is part of what has always appealed to me about America -– that people of all beliefs can live together accepting and respecting each other and working together for the common good.
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