Sam 40 Questions 45 Answers 2 Best Answers 267 Points View Profile 0 Sam Asked: February 20, 2020In: Education Why Wagah-Attari border called the ‘Berlin wall of Asia’? 0 I want to know that why Wagah-Attari border called “The Berlin Wall of Asia”? Share Facebook 2 Answers Voted Oldest Recent Adityaoo7 Shimla, India 102 Questions 99 Answers 0 Best Answers 287 Points View Profile Adityaoo7 Added an answer on February 21, 2020 at 7:58 am The Wagah Border is also referred to as the “Berlin Wall of Asia”. The Wagah Border is known as the ceremonial Border between India and Pakistan because each evening thousands of visitors across the nations gather to witness the Retreat ceremony also known as the “Lowering of flags”. 1 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Racheal Mended Melbourne , Australia 24 Questions 71 Answers 5 Best Answers 482 Points View Profile Preeti Chauhan Added an answer on February 21, 2020 at 11:25 am The Wagah border is known as “Berlin Wall of Asia”. Wagah border is famous for its different types of ceremonies. This is the common border between India and Pakistan. Do you know these things about the Wagah border flag ceremonies? The objective of the Wagah Border Ceremony is to formally close the border for the night and to take down the National Flag (Flag Lowering Ceremony). The flag-off work is done 2 hours before sunset. Though, it is an entertainment ceremony but it is displayed every day like a patriotic display. Where is the Wagah border? Wagah is a village on the Grand Trunk Road between Amritsar, India and Lahore, Pakistan; From where the border of both countries passes. It is the fixed place for crossing the border between India and Pakistan for tourists, which is regularly open. This place is 32 km from Amritsar. And 22 km from Lahore. Located at a distance. Wagah is also known for its “Wagah border ceremonies” and the routes used for tourists to and from business. About “Wagah border ceremonies”; Officially, the purpose of this ceremony is to formally close the border for the night and to take down the national flag. The flag-off work is done 2 hours before sunset. Though, it is an entertainment ceremony but it is displayed every day like a patriotic display. In this ceremony the national anthem is played, patriotic slogans are raised and Bollywood songs are also danced. Apart from this, sometimes cultural programs are also organized. Apart from tourists from India, people from other countries of the world also participate in this ceremony. At the time of this ceremony, this border looks like a battlefield, because the procession; Held by loud shouting and footsteps by soldiers. The soldiers of India and Pakistan raise their legs above each other’s head during the marching. It is called “Goose Marching”. In this, both and the soldiers also try to defeat each other. This entire event lasts for about 45 minutes. The flag ceremony is organized by Pakistan Rangers and Indian Border Security Force (BSF). This ceremony has been organized every day since 1959, but when the border dispute between India and Pakistan increases more, this ceremony is also closed for a few days. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer.