PM Narendra Modi celebrated Diwali with Army and ITBP personnel in the icy terrain near the India-China border. He said that their devotion to duty in the remote icy heights was enabling the strength of the nation. He also visited Kedarnath and offered his prayers at the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Greeting the jawans in the Harshil cantonment area, the prime minister said they, through their commitment and discipline, are securing the future and the dreams of 125 crore Indians and helping spread a sense of security and fearlessness among the people.
The Prime Minister remained with troops for about an-hour-and-a-half.