Distributing sweets and exchanging greetings Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Diwali is the festival of lights; it spreads the light of goodness and dispels fear.
Jawans, through their commitment and discipline spread the sense of security and fearlessness among an indebted nation.
Prime Minister said that their devotion to duty in the remote icy heights, is an enabler that strengths the nation securing the future and the dreams of 125 crore Indians.
Standing shoulder to shoulder with these brave jawans, Prime Minister Modi spelt out the steps his government has taken for their welfare.
Prime Minister said that the Indian Armed Forces draw admiration and appreciation across the world, in UN peacekeeping operations.
He recalled that he has been visiting soldiers on Diwali, ever since he was the Chief Minister of Gujarat.
This gesture by none other than the Prime Minister of the country left the troops rejuvenated with the spirit of dedication and service to the nation.