71st Independence Day: Sweets exchanged at Wagah-Attari border
(11 months ago)
Amritsar (Punjab) , August 15 : On the occasion of India's 71st Independence Day, sweets were exchanged at Wagah-Attari border on Tuesday, between BSF first line of defense and Pak Rangers.
This year also marks the 75th anniversary of the 'Quit India Movement', 100th anniversary of the 'Champaran Satyagraha', and the 125th anniversary of Ganesh Utsav, as mentioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the nation from Red Fort today.
Additionally, persuading the development of an India on the backdrop of the youth, Prime Minister Modi urged the formation of a 'New India'.
"January 1 2018 will not be an ordinary day; those born in this century will start turning 18, the 'Bhagya Vidhatas' of our country. Everybody is equal in our nation; no one is big or small. Together we can bring a positive change in the nation," he said.
On that note, an exercise of same kind was executed yesterday to mark Pakistan's Independence Day.