Eid al-Adha: Pakistani Rangers Refuse To Accept Sweets Offered By Indian BSF

Border Security Force (BSF) however exchanged sweets with Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) at Fulbari at Indo-Bangladesh border on Monday

Eid Al adha Pakistan rangers border security force Amritsar Wagah border
By: ABP News Bureau
Updated: 12 Aug 2019 11:22 AM
New Delhi: As the world celebrates Eid-Al-Adha on Monday, neighboring Pakistan refused to accept sweets offered by India. The incident took place at Wagah border in Amritsar, where Border Security Force offered sweets to Pakistan rangers as a customary practice, as both nations exchange sweets every year on Eid; but the same were declined.

This comes amid escalated tensions between the two nations post government’s decision on scrapping article 370, which gave special rights and privileges to the people of Jammu and Kashmir.


Pakistan has consistently expressed its unhappiness over government’s decision, with Pakistan PM Imran Khan dialing several international leaders expressing his ‘resentment’ over the same. He had also said that “It was a violation of the UN Security Council (UNSC) Resolution”, a claim which has been strongly rejected by India.bangladesh

Exchange of sweets between India and Bangladesh:

Border Security Force (BSF) however exchanged sweets with Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) at Fulbari at Indo-Bangladesh border on Monday.





Peaceful Eid celebrations in Valley:

Eid al-Adha prayers on Monday morning at various mosques in the Kashmir Valley concluded without any violence, police said. The authorities had on Sunday said people will be allowed to visit neighbourhood mosques to offer prayers.
Large gatherings, however, were not allowed in any part of the Valley, an official said on Monday.

"#Eid #prayers concluded #peacefully in various parts of the #valley. No untoward incident reported so far," the Jammu and Kashmir Police said in a tweet.

Reports suggested authorities distributed sweets at various mosques.

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