In pics | How BSF, Pakistan Rangers celebrated Holi at Wagah border
Border forces of India and Pakistan celebrated Holi at the Wagah international border in Amritsar.india Updated: Mar 25, 2016 10:37 IST
Border forces of India and Pakistan celebrated Holi at the Wagah international border in Amritsar on Thursday.
Border Security Force personnel and Pakistan Rangers celebrated the festival with flowers at Zero line (Joint Check Post) of Attari, DIG (Punjab Frontier) of the BSF, Sumer Singh said.
He said BSF soldiers went to the Zero Line and Pakistan Rangers came forward to greet them.
The DIG said that this is “first time” in the India-Pakistan history that both forces played Holi with each other at International Border, setting up a “new precedent”.
BSF soldiers showered flowers and rose petals on Pakistan Rangers who reciprocated the gesture.
Both the forces exchanged greetings and shared pleasantries for few moments and later exchanged sweets as both sides shook hands happily.