People from across the country flocked at Attari-Wagah border to witnessed one of its kind Beating Retreat ceremony on the eve of 73rd Independence Day. They danced on patriotic songs. People also chanted 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai.' The ceremony was started in 1959. The purpose of 'Wagah Border Ceremony' is to formally close the border for the night and take-off the National Flag of both nations.