PM Modi celebrates Diwali with soldiers


Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Nov 7) lauded Army troopers posted at border areas for the devotion towards safeguarding the country from enemies. Prime Minister Modi, who celebrated Diwali with Army and ITBP personnel along the upper terains of the Indo-China border in Uttarakhand, said “by securing the country’s borders, you are making safe the lives and dreams of 125 crore Indians”, a PTI report stated.

Prime Minister Modi told soldiers that doing duty in the remote icy heights is enabling the strength of the nation, and securing the future and the dreams of 125 crore Indians. The jawans, through their commitment and discipline, are also helping to spread the sense of security and fearlessness among the people, a statement from the Prime Minister’s office quoted him as saying.

“Celebrated Diwali with our valorous Army and @ITBP_official personnel at Harsil in Uttarakhand. India is immensely proud of all those who protect our nation, with utmost dedication and courage. We salute them!” PM Modi tweeted.

Prior to greeting soldiers posted on the Indo-China border at Harsil, Prime Minister Modi offered prayers at the Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand.

He also took to the social media to greet the people on the occasion of Diwali.

“Happy Diwali! May this festival bring happiness, good health and prosperity in everyone’s lives. May the power of good and brightness always prevail!” he tweeted.