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LIVE: PM Modi celebrates Diwali with jawans at Longewala, tears into Pakistan, China

Continuing the tradition of spending Diwali with soldiers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is celebrating the festival with the soldiers of the Western border today. He is accompanied by Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Bipin Rawat, Border Security Force (BSF) Director General Rakesh Asthana and Army Chief MM Naravane at Longewala, originally a BSF Post and a strategic point en route to capturing vast tracts of land and also a pivotal theatre of war in engaging India on the western front during the 1971 War. Since assuming office in 2014, the prime minister has been celebrating Diwali by spending time with soldiers in forward areas in states like Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab, and the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. ALSO READ | This Diwali, let us light a ‘diya’ to salute our soldiers who fearlessly protect our nation: PM Modi

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