President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister, Narendra Modi greeted the nation on Diwali on Twitter.
सभी देशवासियों को दीवाली की शुभकामनाएं। दूसरों के प्रति संवेदना और पर्यावरण के प्रति सजगता के साथ हम दीपोत्सव मनाएं — राष्ट्रपति कोविन्द
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) October 19, 2017
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 19, 2017
PM Modi will be celebrating Diwali with Indian Army soldiers in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district. He will be celebrating the festival with the 15 Corps troops in the Gurez Sector.
Last year, he celebrated Diwali with ITBP personnel in Uttarakhand along the Indo-China border. He has also spent time with forces along the Punjab border and on the Siachen Glacier.