Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Himachal Pradesh’s Lepcha today to celebrate Diwali with security personnel. Every year, Prime Minister Modi visits a security installation to celebrate the festival of lights with the men in uniform. The Prime Minister today shared photographs of his visit on his handle on X.
Reached Lepcha in Himachal Pradesh to celebrate Diwali with our brave security forces. pic.twitter.com/7vcFlq2izL
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 12, 2023
The photos show him dressed in military fatigues and interacting with security personnel.
Ever since occupying the top office, Prime Minister Modi has spent Diwali with security forces deployed on the borders. During these visits, he interacts with the men in uniform. Last year, he was seen cheering on as security personnel sang during a musical event to mark his visit.
In 2014, the year the BJP came to power, the Prime Minister visited Siachen glacier on Diwali. In 2015, he was at the border in Punjab. The next year, he was near the China border in Himachal Pradesh. In 2017, he was in Kashmir’s Gurez sector. The Prime Minister was at Harsil in Uttarakhand for the 2018 Diwali. The next year he was at Rajouri near Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.
The Prime Minister visited Longewala in Jaisalmer for the 2020 Diwali and Nowshera in Jammu and Kashmir the year after that. Last year, he was at Kargil for Diwali.