Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited Gurez Sector along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir to celebrate Diwali with army, India TV reported.
PM Modi was joined by Army Chief General Bipin Rawat who was camping in the Gurez sector since Wednesday. Gurez sector is the gateway of Gilgit-Baltistan area.
According to reports, both the prime minister and the Army chief are likely to return to New Delhi by afternoon.
Narendra Modi has been celebrating Diwali with forces every year after he took over as the prime minister of India.
In 2014, he celebrated Diwali with forces at Siachen. In 2015, PM Modi celebrated Diwali with jawans in Amritsar at Dogra war memorial. In 2016, the prime minister celebrated Diwali with ITBP jawans in Himachal Pradesh. And this year, he celebrated Diwali with jawans in Gurez sector along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir.