The Wagha Border Ceremony, Punjab, India

Since 1959 the Indian Border Security Force and the Pakistan Rangers have carried out a flag lowering ceremony to mark the end of each day when the border gate between the two countries slams shut.  Guards both from both countries perform a goose stepping routine to the cheers of stands full of patriotic locals and tourists. I went through more security checks than at an airport (4!), the extra checks are probably since a bomb attack a few years ago sadly killed 60 spectators and injured many more on the Pakistan side of the border.

Wagha Border Ceremony, Attari, Punjab Province, India

Wagha Border Ceremony, Attari, Punjab Province, India

Wagha Border Ceremony, Attari, Punjab Province, India

Wagha Border Ceremony, Attari, Punjab Province, India

Wagha Border Ceremony, Attari, Punjab Province, India

Wagha Border Ceremony, Attari, Punjab Province, India

Wagha Border Ceremony, Attari, Punjab Province, India

Wagha Border Ceremony, Attari, Punjab Province, India

Wagha Border Ceremony, Attari, Punjab Province, India

Wagha Border Ceremony, Attari, Punjab Province, India

Wagha Border Ceremony, Attari, Punjab Province, India

Indian Guard, Wagha Border Ceremony, Attari, Punjab Province, India

Indian Guard, Wagha Border Ceremony, Attari, Punjab Province, India

Wagha Border Ceremony, Attari, Punjab Province, India

Indian Guard, Wagha Border Ceremony, Attari, Punjab Province, India

Wagha Border Ceremony, Attari, Punjab Province, India

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