Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the forces in Gurez, Jammu and Kashmir
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the forces in Gurez, Jammu and Kashmir
Narendra Modi also mentioned the implementation of One Rank, One Pension, which had been pending for decades.
Narendra Modi also mentioned the implementation of One Rank, One Pension, which had been pending for decades.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi exchanged sweets with the jawans in Gurez, Jammu and Kashmir
Prime Minister Narendra Modi exchanged sweets with the jawans in Gurez, Jammu and Kashmir
PM Modi said that he like everyone wanted to celebrate Diwali with his family and that he considers the forces 'his family.'
PM Modi said that he like everyone wanted to celebrate Diwali with his family and that he considers the forces 'his family.'
He was glad to know that the jawans have been regularly practicing Yoga and that they could become excellent Yoga trainers subsequently.
He was glad to know that the jawans have been regularly practicing Yoga and that they could become excellent Yoga trainers subsequently.
Prime Minister also addressed the Jawans where he encuraged the forces to innovate.
Prime Minister also addressed the Jawans where he encuraged the forces to innovate.
This is the fourth consecutive year he is celebrating Diwali with the forces.
This is the fourth consecutive year he is celebrating Diwali with the forces.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the forces in Gurez, Jammu and Kashmir
Narendra Modi also mentioned the implementation of One Rank, One Pension, which had been pending for decades.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi exchanged sweets with the jawans in Gurez, Jammu and Kashmir
PM Modi said that he like everyone wanted to celebrate Diwali with his family and that he considers the forces 'his family.'
He was glad to know that the jawans have been regularly practicing Yoga and that they could become excellent Yoga trainers subsequently.
Prime Minister also addressed the Jawans where he encuraged the forces to innovate.
This is the fourth consecutive year he is celebrating Diwali with the forces.

#DiwaliWithForces | In Pics: PM Narendra Modi Celebrates Diwali With The Jawans In J&K

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The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on Thursday celebrated Diwali with the jawans of Indian Army and BSF, in the Gurez Valley, near the Line of Control, in Jammu and Kashmir. This is the fourth consecutive Diwali that the Prime Minister is celebrating with the forces. 

The Prime Minister also exchanged sweets with the Jawans and while addressing the group in Gurez, he also said that he wanted to celebrate Diwali with 'Family' and that he considers the forces to be 'his family'. PM Modi also said he gets new energy when he spends time among the jawans and soldiers of the Armed Forces. He appreciated their penance and sacrifice, amid harsh conditions.

Prime Minister Modi was certainly glad to hear that the forces practiced yoga on a daily basis and said that yoga would definitely enhance their abilities and give them a sense of calm. He also pointed out that jawans who leave the forces after completing their tenure can become excellent yoga trainers in the future. 

He also encouraged the Jawans to innovate in order to make their routines more easier and safer. He also said on behalf of the government that they are committed  to the welfare and the betterment of the Armed Forces.  

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