PM Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted people of the country on the occasion of Diwali. "Deepavali ke pawan avsar par sabhi deshwasiyon ko hardik shubh kamnayien (Greetings to the countrymen on the auspicious occasion of Diwali)," the prime minister tweeted.
PM Modi even shared an image which carried a message, "Happy Diwali! May this auspicious festival brighten your lives with prosperity and good health and may there be happiness all around."
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 19, 2017
According to sources, like previous years, this year too, the prime minister will celebrate Diwali with security forces but this time with jawans at the Indo-China border.
In 2014, he celebrated Diwali with security forces at Siachen. In 2015, PM Modi celebrated Diwali with jawans in Amritsar at Dogra war memorial. In 2016, the prime minister celebrated Diwali with ITBP jawans in Himachal Pradesh.