PM Modi celebrates Diwali with soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez

PM Modi celebrates Diwali with soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez

By: || Updated: 19 Oct 2017 01:19 PM

File Photo. Last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated Diwali with ITBP jawans in Himachal Pradesh.

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reached the Gurez valley along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir to celebrate Diwali with the troops posted in the forward area, the Army said.

Army chief General Bipin Rawat, Northern Command chief Lt General Devraj Anbu and Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen J S Sandhu were also in Gurez accompanying the prime minister, an Army official said.

Modi had spent Diwali with the people of Kashmir in 2014 in the aftermath of the devastating floods in the Valley.

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