Taking to Twitter, Modi wrote, “Wishing everyone a Happy Diwali! May this festival further brightness and happiness. May everyone be prosperous and healthy.”
The Prime Minister added, “This Diwali, let us also light a Diya as a #Salute2Soldiers who fearlessly protect our nation. Words can’t do justice to the sense of gratitude we have for our soldiers for their exemplary courage. We are also grateful to the families of those on the borders.”
Narendra Modi, on the other hand, celebrating Diwali with soldiers in Longewala post at Rajasthan border. PM Modi has been spending the day with soldiers since 2014, the year he first became came to power.
Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Army Chief General MM Naravane and Border Security Force (BSF) DG Rakesh Asthana are also accompanying the PM.