ISLAMABAD: The Nation appears more enthusiastic in celebrating August 14 this year as the sale of independence day items has increased in twin cities Islamabad and Rawalpindi as day is approaching fast. Stalls are loaded with flags, T-shirts with trousers, bangles, badges, wrist bands, caps, face masks, glasses, balloons, glasses, CDs of national songs, etc.
People are thronged to bazars to purchase national flags, badges, bunties and lights to illuminate their houses and buildings to show patriotism for country. Buyers are busy buying flags and clothing that show their love for country.
These items were on high demand, vendors started selling independence day products as soon as the month of August began,a citizen Ghazanfar said. “The childern espically celebrate independance day with a lot of pleasure and pride”,a vendor Habib said.
Festive activities, including flag hoisting, fireworks and musical shows as well as illumination of government buildings are gaining momentum. “Good thing is that many schools are also celebrating August 14 and holding functions this year. So demand of these items has incresed”, Kashif said. ‘Trend of religious institutions and mosques which are arranging flag hoisting ceremonies coupled with some other celebrations,” a seller said.