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No sweets exchanged with Pakistan at Wagah border on Republic Day: BSF

The BSF and Pakistan Rangers have been traditionally sharing sweets on the occasion of Republic Day, Independence Day, Diwali, Eid and other festivals

ANI  |  Wagah, India 

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India and did not exchange sweets on the occasion of the

Talking to reporters at Attari Wagah border, DG of Border Security Force (BSF) KK Sharma said, "Atmosphere was such that no exchange of sweets took place with Rangers on the occasion of the "

He, however, hoped that "In the coming time old tradition of exchanging sweets will be revived soon".

The and Rangers have been traditionally sharing sweets on the occasion of Republic Day, Independence Day, Diwali, and other festivals.

Sharma added that was the main issue of discussion during flag meeting with

"Both sides agreed that ceasefire violations should be reduced," said Sharma, adding that the never initiates

In the recent past, has been continuously violating ceasefire at the (IB) and the (LoC)

The has been on high alert at Punjab's barbed wire fenced 553-km with

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First Published: Fri, January 26 2018. 21:45 IST
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