Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, met top Army officials and other jawans in the Nowshera sector in the Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Modi came in the union territory to celebrate Diwali with jawans posted in the border area.
Early in the morning Narendra Modi landed in the Nowshera sector on Thursday, keeping up with his practice of celebrating Diwali with Army personnel, he met top Army officials and other jawans.
Narendra Modi has been a regular visitor to the border outposts on Diwali
He reached the forward area of the Nowshera sector at 10:30 am and will visit the border outposts to celebrate Diwali with the troops.
This is not the first time that Modi is celebrating Diwali with Army jawans.
Modi has been a regular visitor to the border outposts on Diwali, since he became the Prime Minister in 2014.
Previously, he visited states such as Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir. In 2019, Modi had spent Diwali with the troops in Rajouri as well.
Narendra Modi’s tweet
Earlier on Thursday morning, PM Modi greeted citizens of the country through his twitter handle on the auspicious occasion of Diwali.
“Greetings to the countrymen on the auspicious occasion of Diwali. I wish that this festival of lights brings happiness, prosperity and good fortune in your life. Wishing everyone a very Happy Diwali.”
However, India is celebrating the festival of Diwali on Thursday. The entire country is soaked in the festive spirit, despite the use and the sale of firecrackers have been prohibited in parts of India, owing to the threat of air pollution.