Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the state on the occasion of Diwali and wished for the festival to bring ‘brightness and happiness’. Most parts of India celebrate the festival of lights on Saturday.
“Wishing everyone a cheerful Diwali! May this festival further brightness and happiness. May everyone be prosperous and healthy,” PM Modi tweeted.
“This Diwali, allow us to also light a Diya as a #Salute2Soldiers who fearlessly protect our nation. Words can’t do justice to the sense of gratitude we've for our soldiers for his or her exemplary courage. We also are grateful to the families of these on the borders,” he tweeted.Continuing the tradition of paying Diwali with soldiers, PM Modi is probably going to visit Jaisalmer to celebrate the festival with soldiers on the Western border. The PM has been spending the day with soldiers since 2014, the year he was first elected because the Prime Minister.