Prime Minister Modi Celebrates Deepavali With Soldiers In KashmirPrime Minister Narendra Modi with soldiers of the Indian Army (Narendra Modi/Twitter)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is celebrating Diwali with Indian Army soldiers in North Kashmir's Bandipora district.

The Prime Minister – known for celebrating this day in the remotest locations of the country – is celebrating the occasion with the 15 Corps troops in the Gurez Sector.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi exchanging sweets with Jawans (Narendra Modi/Twitter)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi exchanging sweets with Jawans (Narendra Modi/Twitter)

Last year, he celebrated the occasion with Indo-Tibetan Border Police (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.



Prime Minister Narendra Modi  with Jawans (Narendra Modi/Twitter)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Jawans (Narendra Modi/Twitter)

Earlier today, Modi took to 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".

With inputs from ANI and PTI

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