New Delhi: The ‘Beating the Retreat’ ceremony, which marks the end of the 75th Independence Day celebration on Monday. Thousands of people gather at Attari Border to witness the historic ceremony.
Pakistani Rangers officers were seen wishing and exchanging gifts with India’s Border Security Force (BSF) officers.
The ritual has been a regular military exercise for India’s Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers since 1959.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation in celebrating the Day from the ramparts of the Red Fort by hoisting the National Flag. The Tricolour received a ‘Rashtriya Salute’.
The hoisting of the National Flag was synchronised with the 21 Gun Salute fired by the valiant gunners of the elite 8711 Field Battery (Ceremonial).