Prime Minister Narendra Modi today celebrated Diwali with troops posted along the line of control in Jammu and Kashmir.
Modi visited Gurez this morning to celebrate Diwali with the army and BSF soldiers posted along the LoC, said sources in PMO.He spent two hours with the soldiers in Gurez valley, which is shouting distance of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and has witnessed many gunfights with infiltrating militants in the past 27 years.
This is the fourth successive Diwali that the prime minister has celebrated with jawans on the border.
Chief of the Army Staff Gen B S Rawat and other senior army officers were present on the occasion.
Modi offered sweets and exchanged greetings with the jawans.