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WAGHA BORDER Documentary

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Published on Aug 14, 2011

Since independence in 1947, porters have been carrying goods across the Wagah border.[citation needed] This was the only road link between the two nations between the closure of the border crossing at Ganda Singh Wala / Hussainiwala in the 1970s and the opening of Aman Setu in Kashmir for the start of the Srinagar--Muzaffarabad Bus in 1999.

On August 14--15, 2001, the respective Independence days of Pakistan and India, the candle-lighting ceremony at the Wagah border, in which 40,000 Pakistani citizens and 15,000 Indian citizens took part, was seen as a reflection of the changing public mood over India-Pakistan reconciliation;[10][11] such candlelight vigils and the yearly 'Midnight Peace Festivals' were also reported in subsequent years.[12][13][14]

There have been many calls for the opening up of Wagah border to promote Indo-Pak trade through increased transport between India and Pakistan.[15] In March 2005, a delegation of the Indian Border Security Force met the Pakistan Rangers at the Wagah border to discuss the border issue after three years since the 2001--2002 India--Pakistan standoff

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    • MIYAN KI MALHAR
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    • PT. HARI PRASAD CHAURASIA
  • Album

    • MALHAR CHANDRIKA
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    • Tseries Music (on behalf of SUPER CASSETTES INDUSTRIES LTD); TSeries Publishing, and 2 Music Rights Societies
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    • Vital Signs
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    • Very Best Of Vital Signs Vol -1
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    • Culture Machine Music (on behalf of EMI Pakistan); ASCAP, and 11 Music Rights Societies

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