Hyderabad, Aug. 16 -- Traffic on Hyderabad road came to standstill for 10 minutes today for the mass singing of the national anthem.

At the traffic junctions, people were seen standing in full respect for the anthem which was played in all the public address systems.

Hyderabad Metro Rail also took part in the national anthem singing program. Passengers stood up in respect of the anthem on the trains.

Earlier, the Managing Director of Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL) NVS Reddy said that the commuters will be requested to stand and sing the national anthem.

As part of Swatantra Bharata Vajrotsavalu, chief minister K. Chandrashekar Rao participated in a mass recital of the national anthem at Abids circle today. Vajrotsava Committee Ch...