Refreshed on Aug 15, IST
A few hours before the function, energetic
observers started streaming into sitting regions
on one or the other side of thick iron doors isolating the
two countries at the Attari-Wagah boondocks. As the sun set on the
in a chest-puffing dramatic ceremony at the Beating
Retreat at the Attari-Wagah boondocks representing
India's 75th Independence Day on Monday.
On the Indian side, there is space for 25,000 observers
India-Pakistan line, swarms went wild and troopers goose-stepped
- more than on the opposite side - reciting "India Zindabad"
collectively of individuals perform with banners