- Title: Pakistan Rangers give sweets to Indian counterparts on Independence Day
- Date: 14th August 2021
- Summary: ATARI, PUNJAB, INDIA (AUGUST 14, 2021) (ANI - NO USE INDIA) ATARI WAGAH BORDER VARIOUS OF PAKISTAN RANGERS OFFICIAL GIVING SWEETS TO INDIAN COUNTERPART INDIAN OFFICIALS COMING BACK (SOUNDBITE) (Hindi) COMMANDANT, INDIA'S BORDER SECURITY FORCE, JASBIR SINGH, SAYING: "Soldiers from both sides of the border present sweets to each other respectfully on key occasions, as per the tradition of the security forces. These events play an important role in maintaining peace and goodwill. In this series, Pakistan Rangers have presented sweets to India's Border Security Force on the occasion of their Independence Day at Atari Border." BORDER GATES BEING SHUT
- Embargoed: 28th August 2021 08:22
- Keywords: Atari BSF Border Security Force British Independence Day India Pakistan Punjab Wagah border sweets
- Location: ATARI, PUNJAB, INDIA
- City: ATARI, PUNJAB, INDIA
- Country: India
- Topics: Asia / Pacific,Diplomacy/Foreign Policy,Government/Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA001EQ9303Z
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Pakistan Rangers presented sweets to their Indian counterpart, the Border Security Forces (BSF) on the occasion of former's Independence Day at Atari-Wagah Border on Saturday (August 14).
"Soldiers from both sides of the border present sweets to each other respectfully on key occasions, as per the tradition of the security forces. These events play an important role in maintaining peace and goodwill," said Commandant, BSF, Jasbir Singh.
Pakistan attained its independence on August 14, 1947 a day ahead of its nuclear-armed rival India.
After the completion of the partition, Mohammad Ali Jinnah was sworn in as the first Governor-General of Pakistan in Karachi.
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