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Watch: Beating Retreat at Attari-Wagah border on Independence Day

Several hours before the ceremony, enthusiastic spectators began trickling into sitting areas on either side of chunky iron gates separating the two nations at the Attari-Wagah frontier.

Pakistani Rangers (wearing black uniforms) and BSF personnel lower their national flags during a parade at the Attari-Wagah border in Punjab.(Reuters file )
Pakistani Rangers (wearing black uniforms) and BSF personnel lower their national flags during a parade at the Attari-Wagah border in Punjab.(Reuters file )
Updated on Aug 15, 2022 06:21 PM IST
By, New Delhi

As Covid-19 cases rise, BSF again stops entry of public at Wagah border parade

Also known as the “Beating the Retreat” ceremony, the military display on the India-Pakistan border is witnessed daily by hundreds of citizens from both countries, who line up across galleries to see soldiers marching in a drill.

Pakistani Rangers (wearing black uniforms) and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) officers lower their national flags during a parade at the Pakistan-India joint check-post at the Wagah border (File Photo / REUTERS)
Pakistani Rangers (wearing black uniforms) and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) officers lower their national flags during a parade at the Pakistan-India joint check-post at the Wagah border (File Photo / REUTERS)
Published on Jan 06, 2022 08:57 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

75 Pakistanis stranded in India due to Covid-19 return home via Wagah-Attari crossing

The batch of 75 Pakistanis repatriated on Thursday included people who had been stranded because of the Covid-19 lockdown in cities such as Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bareilly, Hoshangabad, Hyderababad, Indore, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Raipur, Saharanpur and Vellore.

A Punjab police personnel checks the documents of Pakistani nationals as they return home, at Wagah Border post, near Amritsar,on Thursday, July 9, 2020.(Sameer Sehgal / HT Photo)
A Punjab police personnel checks the documents of Pakistani nationals as they return home, at Wagah Border post, near Amritsar,on Thursday, July 9, 2020.(Sameer Sehgal / HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 09, 2020 11:00 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent
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