Wagah Border Parade 23 March 2017 Full Video. The lowering of the flags ceremony at the Wagah border is a daily military practice that the security forces of India (Border Security Force) and Pakistan (Pakistan Rangers) have jointly followed since 1959.
The drill is characterized by elaborate and rapid dance-like maneuvers, which has been described as “colourful”. It is alternatively a symbol of the two countries’ rivalry, as well as brotherhood and cooperation between the two nations.
The Wagah border was a sight for sore eyes on Thursday 23 March 2017 as a charged-up crowd kept on chanting slogans of Allah-hu-Akbar (God is great) and Pakistan Zindabad.
The Pakistan Day parade had already enriched masses with patriotism and the spirit of nationalism which held earlier in the morning in Islamabad.
Pakistan Day or Pakistan Resolution Day, also Republic Day, is a national holiday in Pakistan to commemorate the Lahore Resolution passed on the 23rd of March 1940 and the adoption of the first constitution of Pakistan during the transition of the Dominion of Pakistan to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on 23 March 1956 making Pakistan the world’s first Islamic republic. Republic Day parade by the armed forces is a common celebration for the event.