New Delhi: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday confirmed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will celebrate Diwali this year in Mana Gaon village of Chamoli sector in Uttarakhand with Indo Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP) and said that this efforts will boost the morale of the Army men.
"People are very excited on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Mana Gaon on the occassion of Diwali. Several Indian Army personnal belong from here. The roots of this village is connected to Indian Army," Pradhan told ANI.
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PM Modi will leave for Chamoli on Saturday to celebrate Diwali with the troops of the ITBP.
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will accompany the Prime Minister on his trip to the border area.
Earlier, PM Modi urged the nation to send their Diwali wishes to the Army and security forces personnel to boost their morale.