Prime Minister Narendra Modi will celebrated Diwali 2023 with troops of Indo-Tibetan Border Police and the Indian Military in Himachal Pradesh’s Lepcha close to the border with China.
Upon his arrival, PM Modi stated in a submit on X, former Twitter, “Reached Lepcha in Himachal Pradesh to celebrate Diwali with our brave security forces.”
Himachal Pradesh shares a 260-km porous border with China. Of the overall size, 140 km is in tribal Kinnaur district, whereas 80 km is within the tribal Lahaul and Spiti district.
5 ITBP battalions deployed in 20 posts that guard the border with China.
In 2022, the Prime Minister celebrated the event with troopers in Kargil and stated Diwali means the “festival of end of terror” and that Kargil had made it attainable.
The Prime Minister has been celebrating the pageant with troopers for a number of years now. In 2019, the Prime Minister celebrated Diwali with troopers within the Rajouri district alongside the Line of Management (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.
He had known as troopers as his household and lauded them for guarding the borders even throughout festivals. He had exchanged Diwali greetings with the Indian Air Power (IAF) personnel at Pathankot Air Power Station.In 2018, Prime Minister Modi celebrated Diwali with jawans of the Indian Military and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), at Harsil in Uttarakhand. Following that he had supplied prayers on the Kedarnath shrine.
In 2017, the Prime Minister celebrated the pageant of sunshine with military troopers and Border Safety Power (BSF) personnel within the Gurez Valley of Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora District.
In 2016, the PM went to Himachal Pradesh to have fun the pageant with Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel at an outpost. He visited the Punjab border to have fun Diwali with troopers in 2015.
In 2014, Prime Minister Modi spent Diwali in Siachen with troopers. Notably, PM Modi has been visiting troopers on Diwali, ever since he was the Chief Minister of Gujarat.
With inputs from ANI