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


In the wake of recent spate of firing from Pakistan, the BSF has not offered sweets to the Pakistan Rangers at the Attari-Wagah joint check-post on the occasion of 69th Republic Day. The message that India would not offer them sweets was already conveyed to Pakistan during the flag meeting at Indo-Pak Attari border on Wednesday evening.

BSF not offer sweets to Pakistan Rangers at Attari-Wagah border on Republic Day

Traditionally, the Indian security forces offer sweets to the soldiers on the other side of the border.

The BSF and Pakistan Rangers held a flag meeting along the International Border (IB) during which India registered its strong protest on the recent spate of firing from Pakistan, asserting that such "provocative" acts would "not be tolerated".

The Border Security Force said the sector commander-level meeting took place in Suchetgarh area of the border "on the request" of the Pakistani side.

The two neighboring nations, for the past long time, on reciprocal basis, were following the custom of offering of sweets on various occasions like their Independence Day, besides on the occasion of their scared festivals.

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