Indians, Pakistanis fuse national anthems to make 'Peace Anthem'

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Even as bilateral relations between India and Pakistan have remained tense for decades, people of both countries have much in common to cherish.

Pakistan's acting High Commissioner to India Syed Haider Shah on 14 August urged New Delhi to work together with Islamabad for the creation of a peaceful region.

And yet, will it be too wishful a thinking to look forward to peace and brotherhood between the two counties? Sharing the video on Facebook, Voice of Ram said, "Soulful!"

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Well, on the 70th anniversary of the independence of India and Pakistan, Voice of Ram (a group helmed by Ram Subramanian, who has time and again produced creatives encouraging peace between the neighbours) has brought together artistes from both sides of the border to sing the each other's and their own national anthems, and the end result is hauntingly handsome, and there's no way you can listen to the whole piece without getting goosebumps.

Many from India and Pakistan were surprised by the video and have reacted positively, thinking thanks Indians for the initiative.

Meanwhile, candies were exchanged at the Wagah-Attari border near Amritsar on Monday on the occasion of Pakistan's independence day. "Peace", reads a comment by Kalpesh Patel. "I know there are millions of people who will welcome a Pakistani with open arms and vice versa It's a really attractive act by #VoiceOfRam". Let's celebrate this special day Best wishes from Peshawar, Pakistan Long live Pakistan Long live India. It's time we opened our borders to art and artists.

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