A VISIT TO WAGAH BORDER ESSAY
Cool, daily partying…so festive atmosphere. September 22, at 8: Apart from this, sometimes cultural programs are also organized. Sitting in the VIP gallery just yards away from the Pakistani crowds I could not help but wonder about all those places that my family members of the previous generation left behind to make their way to safety on this side in You are commenting using your Twitter account.
What was once a laid back border post is now a tourist destination that attracts hundreds of visitors each day. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Do not think that only patriotic people go here, some pickpockets also reach there so be cautious. Does it come from a shared religion or a shared language or from the shared cultural experiences, stories, songs and collective memories of a people? It was a city of people who ere cultured, courteous and with […]. Patriotism was apparent there.
I found it amusing that the soldiers who put on this modern day version of a war dance actually work together behind the scene to ensure that the whole thing goes about without a move out of place. Do not forget to take your ID proof while going there. Cole and Adela fourjandals says: It was a proud moment for me.
The Indian and Pakistani army soldiers marched up to the gate and when bordeg met, they acknowledge each other with a salute, lifting their legs very high and returned.
Then, at the appointed time, both gates are thrown open, the border troops take giant exaggerated steps towards the flag posts and stamp the ground vigorously with their boots.
This is the border between India and Pakistan.
Interesting facts about Wagah Border Flag Ceremony
Points to be Noted before going to Wagah Border Ceremony: Notify me of new comments via email. Wagha Border Ceremony is also a good place for the civilians to understand the sacrifices done by the soldiers to protect the boundary of our country. In what are obviously well choreographed moves the soldiers, on both sides, march right up to the gate to face each other.
I also ran to the gate carrying the Indian flag. September 22, at 1: The same happens on the other side.
Please tell us more about life on your side of the fence. What is the criterion of Censor Board to give Certificate to films? I love some of the background music you have in your videos. The lowering of the flag was about to take place and the Indian soldiers blew the bugle, marched to the gate and in a flurry of dramatic steps and salutes lowered the tri-color. The post shayeri bhi ho mauseeqi bhi ho aur mahol bh.
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September 22, at 5: Afroze Raza on Rang Mahal School — old…. Viist on Absolute vintage beauty from f…. What were the reasons behind Indo-Pakistan War and its effects? Mingling with the teeming crowds were tourists of many western countries who joined in the carnival like atmosphere but commented that they knew of no other border between hostile neighbours that could boast of such colourful and musical drama.
Anything in particular you would like to read about? Wagah continued to exist in near anonymity, not known to many outside visi army and BSF personnel and the people of the state. September 21, at 6: The Indian side followed it up by playing a song from the film Naya Daur that sings of India as the land of brave soldiers and handsome Heers and Ranjhas.
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