On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Kedarnath in Uttarakhand to celebrate Diwali with the soldiers. He reached Kedarnath and offered prayers to Lord Shiva and went to Harshil, to celebrate Diwali with the ITBP soldiers (Indo- Tibetan Border Police).
Prime Minster while addressing the soldiers said that, the devotion to duty in the remote icy heights is enhancing the strength of the nation and securing the dreams and future of the 125 crore Indians. He also said that, Diwali is the festival of lights and spreads the light of goodness and dispels fear.
Modi said that he still remembers the Manasasarovar Yatra long back and how ITBP jawans helped him and other pilgrims in the holy yatra.
Earlier Today, Narendra Modi greeted the citizens of the country with his tweet, “Happy Diwali! May this festival bring happiness, good health and prosperity in everyone’s lives. May the power of good and brightness always prevail!”