PM Modi, Army Chief celebrate Diwali with troops in J-K's Gurez sector along the LoC

New Delhi, PTI | Updated : 19 October 2017, 05:44 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reached the Gurez valley along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir to celebrate Diwali with the troops posted in the forward area, the Army said.

Army chief General Bipin Rawat, Northern Command chief Lt General Devraj Anbu and Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen J S Sandhu were also in Gurez accompanying the prime minister, an Army official said.

Modi had spent Diwali with the people of Kashmir in 2014 in the aftermath of the devastating floods in the Valley.

First Published: Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:05 PM
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