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PM Modi Offers Prayer At Kedarnath Temple, Meets Army In Harsil On Diwali

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| November 7 , 2018 , 12:22 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday visited Uttarakhand and offered prayer at Kedarnath Temple and met Indo-Tibetan Border Jawans in Harsil.

PM Modi also interacted with locals who gathered around the Kedarnath Temple to see him.

While interacting with Army and Indo-Tibetan Jawans in Harsil, PM Modi spoke about the numerous steps being taken by the Government of India for the strengthening of the defence sector, the welfare of ex-servicemen and highlighted how Indian forces are admired globally for the skills.

PM Modi tweeted, "Celebrated Diwali with our valorous Army and ITBP official personnel at Harsil in Uttarakhand. India is immensely proud of all those who protect our nation, with utmost dedication and courage. We salute them!"

After assuming the office in 2014, Every year PM Modi celebrate Diwali with security personnel at different parts of the country.

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Last year, PM Modi celebrated Diwali with Border Security Force (BSF) personnel in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir and visited Kedarnath to inaugurate a number of development projects.

When PM Modi became Prime Minister in 2014, In a surprise visit he visited the Siachen Base camp to celebrate Diwali with the soldiers who are deployed at the World’s highest battlefield.