Modi celebrates Diwali with soldiers in Gurez

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SRINAGAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers sweets to a jawan on the occasion of Diwali in Gurez Valley in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.

 

SRINAGAR: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated Diwali with Army soldiers in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday.
The Prime Minister, who is known for celebrating this day in the remotest locations of the country, celebrated the occasion with the 15 Corps troops in the Gurez Sector.
Last year, he celebrated the occasion with ITBP personnel in Uttarakhand along the Indo-China border. He has also spent time with forces along the Punjab border and on the Siachen Glacier. Earlier in the morning, Modi took Twitter to extend his Diwali wishes through a picture signed by him. It was captioned in Hindi, which translated reads as, “Warm greetings to the countrymen on the auspicious festival of Diwali”.

SRINAGAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indian Army chief Gen BS Rawat with jawans on the occasion of Diwali in Gurez Valley in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.