Amritsar, August 14: People in large numbers gathered at Attari-Wagah border on Wednesday evening to witness the Beating Retreat Ceremony live. The lowering of the flag ceremony at the Attari-Wagah border is a daily practice but it was special as the Independence Day was just a day away. News agency ANI also shared a clip of people celebrating at the famous border. President Ram Nath Kovind's Address to Nation on Eve of Independence Day 2019.
From the moment the gallery was opened for public, people rushed in to take the best spot to watch the famous Beating Retreat ceremony. Many people also danced to patriotic songs. #IAmIndian Trends on Twitter Ahead of Independence Day 2019, Check Inspiring Viral Patriotic Tweets and Videos.
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The Border Security Force (BSF) received massive support with cheers once the Beating Retreat Ceremony started. Patriotic chants, including 'Bharat Mata ki Jai', was sounded across the border.
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Meanwhile, no sweets were exchanged between BSF and Pakistani forces on Eid as well as Pakistan Independence Day as tensions between the two countries are high following the revocation of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir.