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The second place in the list of my itinerary, was Wagah Border, situated near village Atari. (You will have to hire an auto or a cab to visit there- 32 Kilometre from Amritsar) I reached there around 2:30 pm and had to stand in the que for not less than 3 hours. (It is good to reach early as you will get to sit in the stands near the gate; best time to reach wagah border is 2 pm, so you will have to leave Amritsar city by 1 pm. Either you will have to enrol your-self to visit there or else like me stand in a que as you will get a chance to sit in the front row on first come first serve basis.) After a long wait of 3 hours, surrendering all my energy, I could enter the BSF premises. The time you enter the ceremony area you are inevitably filled up with energy. The way BSF conducts the flag lowering ceremony fills you with patriotism. The slogans, patriotic songs, march past, crowd, you should experience this ceremony once in your life. The ceremony ended up by 7 pm.
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One of the last stops was at the Wagah Border, which separates India from Pakistan. Here, every day there is the bringing down of the flags ceremony in the evening, along with a parade by the security forces of both of the countries. It was a very interesting and patriotic display that I am glad I saw, although I did get quite sunburned and hoarse from all the cheering out in the sun during the parade!