No I-Day sweets offered by Pakistan Rangers to BSF at Wagah border


The Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers personnel did not exchange sweets and greetings on the occasion of Pakistan Independence Day along the Attari-Wagah Border in Punjab, against the backdrop of bitterness in Islamabad over India ending special status to Jammu and Kashmir and deciding to carve out two union territories.

Earlier even on the occasion of Eid, Pakistani Rangers declined an offer by India’s border guarding force, Border Security Force, for the traditional exchange of sweets.  Traditionally, on the occasion of Eid, Pakistani Rangers offer sweets to the BSF, a gesture that was reciprocated by the Indian side Both BSF and Rangers have been following the tradition of exchanging sweets and gifts on national festivals like Diwali and Eid, as well as on the occasion of the Independence Day and Republic Day functions of the two neighbouring countries.  Read More

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