Drive to the Wagah Border at around 3:00 PM and prepare to witness the Flag down ceremony performed at the Border between Indian and Pakistan. Also known as Beating ceremony that starts at 5:00 PM it showcases border policemen marching to the beats of the drum.
At the time of the retreat the border looks like a battleground, as the procession is conducted with loud shouts and heavy foot stomping by the soldiers. A form of marching where soldiers lift up their legs very high is known as “Goose Marching”. This procession continues for 45 minutes.
Watch the dramatic spectacle of the border between Pakistan and India being closed every sunset. Stamping soldiers, cheering crowds, patriotic songs and a whole load of fun.
The lowering of the flags ceremony at the Wagah border, is a daily military practice that the security forces of India and Pakistan have jointly followed since 1959. The ceremony starts with a blustering parade by the soldiers from both the sides, and ends up in the perfectly coordinated lowering of…