Thousands celebrate Aug 14 at Wagah border

Published: August 15, 2012

Pakistan Rangers Director General, Major General Mian Mohammad Hilal Hussain offers sweets to Indian Border Security Force personnel at the Wagah border. PHOTO: AFP


Thousands of Pakistanis attended the flag hoisting ceremony at the Wagah border in Lahore on Tuesday.

The convention including women and children gathered at the Wagah Stadium early in the morning where the youth danced to the incessant drumbeat while many sang national songs. Colourful dresses and faces painted with the national flag’s colours made for a vibrant celebration.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 15th, 2012.

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