Breaking- Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrates Diwali with troops at LoC in Kashmir

According to news agencies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday is celebrating Diwali with the troops of 15 Corps in Gurez Sector along Line of Control (LoC) in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

As per latest reports, Modi reached Srinagar a short while back and was received by Army Chief Bipin Rawat. Earlier in the day, Modi took to Twitter and extended Diwali greetings to the countrymen.

The Prime Minister celebrated Diwali in Kashmir similarly in 2014, a move that was met with resistance from the opposition.