Wagah Border

Indian Soldiers at Wagah border

Picture of the moment: Indian Soldiers at Wagah border
Picture of the moment is a weekly series exhibiting pictures, through which I show you a bit of this world.
The international border between India and Pakistan is called Wagah border. Hundreds of people from both sides come here to watch the beating retreat ceremony everyday.
This shot was captured during one of these sessions.

Soldiers marching at Wagah border @lemonicks.com

Soldiers at Wagah border

The Retreat Ceremony at Wagah Border

The Retreat Ceremony at Wagah Border

Contd from To Wagah Border

[Once done, we could hear the announcements and the cheering inside the stadium.]

It had started !

We ran.
Without bothering about anything in the world. The whole of half a kilometer. Without stopping.

The stadium was jam packed; there was no space even to go up the stairs. I pushed, squeezed and slowly made my way up there.
There I was. Every single obstacle that we crossed was worth the moment. The ceremony had just begun.

The Retreat Ceremony at Wagah Border

This was after the ceremony

Have you ever watched a live cricket or hockey match between India and Pakistan in a stadium ?

I have.
The whole aura