Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated Diwali on Saturday (November 14, 2020) with Border Security Force personnel stationed at Longewala in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. Prime Minister Modi upholding the tradition of celebrating Diwali with soldiers Jaisalmer reached the border Huh. He is accompanied by Chief of Defense Staff Bipin Rawat, Army Chief MM Narwane and Director General of Border Security Force (BSF) Rakesh Asthana.
The PM said in the beginning of his address, “I have brought the greetings of every Indian among you today. I have brought love for you, I have brought blessings. Today, I also extend my heartfelt wishes on Deepawali to those brave mothers and sisters and children, who salute their sacrifice. “
During this, the PM targeted China and said that today the whole world is troubled by the expansionist forces. Expansionism is, in a way, a mental disorder and reflects eighteenth-century thinking. India is also becoming a strong voice against this thinking.
– ANI (@ANI) November 14, 2020
Addressing the soldiers, the PM said, “Today the world is knowing, understanding that this country is not going to compromise its interests at any cost. This status of India, this stature is due to your power and your might. You have protected the country, that’s why India today speaks vigorously in the global forums. “
130 Crore Indians are standing with you. Every Indian is proud of the strength and valor of our soldiers. They are proud of your invincibility. No power in the world can stop our brave soldiers from guarding the borders of our country: PM Modi pic.twitter.com/Xkgmv4nDq7
– ANI (@ANI) November 14, 2020
He said, “Today, 130 crore countrymen of India stand firmly with you, bowing to your valor. Today every Indian is proud of the strength and bravery of his soldiers. They are proud of your invincibility, your invincibility. ”
Best wishes to the countrymen
The Prime Minister also greeted the countrymen on the auspicious occasion of Diwali. He tweeted and wrote, “Hearty greetings to all countrymen on Diwali. May this festival bring happiness in the lives of the people and may all remain healthy and prosperous. ”
On Friday (November 13, 2020), the Prime Minister had tweeted, “Burn this Diwali in honor of the soldiers who fearlessly protect the country.” The spirit of expressing gratitude by words towards soldiers for their exemplary bravery cannot do justice. We are also grateful to the families of the soldiers who stood at the borders. ”
This Diwali, let us also light a Diya as a # Salute2Soldiers who fearlessly protect our nation. Words can’t do justice to the sense of gratitude we have for our soldiers for their exemplary courage. We are also grateful to the families of those on the borders. pic.twitter.com/UAKqPLvKR8
– Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 13, 2020
He said, “We also have to remember our brave soldiers who have stayed at the borders on these festivals too. India is serving and protecting Mother. We have to celebrate our festivals by remembering them. We have to light a lamp in the house in honor of these brave sons and daughters of Mother India. I also want to say to my brave soldiers that even though you are on the border, the whole country is with you, wishing you. I also salute the sacrifice of those families whose sons and daughters are on the outskirts today. Every person who is not at home due to some responsibility related to the country, is away from his family, I sincerely thank him. “
Where have PM Modi celebrated Diwali in the last 6 years?
Since taking oath as Prime Minister in 2014, Modi has been celebrating Diwali with jawans every year. For the first time, he had arrived among the soldiers in Siachen. This time he has maintained this tradition despite the Corona disaster. His access to the Longewala post is also important in the sense that Pakistan suffered a severe defeat here in the 1971 war and there is tension on the border due to ceasefire violations.
2014: PM Modi In siachen Diwali was celebrated among the soldiers.
2015: The Prime Minister celebrated Diwali with the soldiers at the Amritsar (Punjab) border.
2016: Modi along with Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel near China border along Himachal Pradesh Celebrated diwali.
2017: This year, Modi celebrated Diwali with soldiers in the Gurez sector of Jammu and Kashmir.
2018: The Prime Minister visited the Kedarnath Temple in Uttarakhand on the occasion of Diwali. Here he met the Indian Armed Forces and ITBP personnel in Kent area of Harsil village near China border. Here it was said, “Your dedication to duty in the snowy region strengthens the country.” The dreams of 125 crore people are safe because of you. “
2019: Modi to celebrate Diwali with soldiers posted along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir Reached Rajouri Were. The PM had said, “Whether it is war or infiltration, this region has to face the most troubles, but this place always comes out of those troubles. This is an area that has never lost. “