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Wagah border (Punjab), R S Pura (Jammu & Kashmir): The Border Security Force (BSF) guards offered sweets to their Pakistan counterparts at the Wagah border check post on the occasion of India's 64th Independence Day celebration on Sunday.

On this occasion, various tourists here were seen jubilant, holding aloft the national flags.

"I have come here for the first time to Wagah border from Chandigarh. I am really enjoying it. We enjoy at our homes also, we cut cakes but for the first time I have come here with my friends. It feels really good to see the border of India and Pakistan," said Rohan Khanna, a tourist.

People also wished that peace and love should prevail between the two neighbouring countries.

"There should be love and peace between the two countries. If this happens it will be really good. We are really enjoying here, we are dancing," said Reena, another tourist.

Border guards also exchanged sweets in the R S Pura border area of Jammu and Kashmir state.

"On the occasion of August 15 we have given sweets to the Pakistani counterparts and yesterday they gave us sweets. Like I told you yesterday, there should be peace and love between both the countries and we should work together. So, to carry on this tradition we have distributed sweets," said Commandant Vinit Kumar, 135 Battalion of BSF.
(ANI)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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