People were seen taking selfies and capturing moments on their mobile phones. Many children, young and elders wore a tricolour cap and were seen waving the national flag. People raised the slogan "Bharat Mata Ki Jai" to the top of their voices.
Earlier in the day, women tied 'rakhi' to Border Security Force (BSF) personnel on the occasion of "Raksha Bandhan". Women from different parts of the country visited the border with bliss and joy and tied the rakhis on the wrists of security personnel as a gesture of gratitude.
A woman from Pune speaking to ANI said, "I am really happy to be here at Attari-Wagah border, celebrating rakhi with personnel and I want to thank them for all their hard work and efforts that they are doing for the for the country."
Personnel were also greeted with sweets after the women tied Rakhi on their wrists. As India also celebrates its 73rd Independence Day today, rakhi celebration elevated the happiness of the people.