PM Modi to celebrate Diwali with army soldiers in Gurez

ANI | Updated: Oct 19, 2017 12:14 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct. 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be celebrating Diwali with Indian Army soldiers in North Kashmir's Bandipora district.

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

Last year, he celebrated the occasion with 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.

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".