Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday celebrated Diwali with soldiers deployed along the Line of Control (LoC) that divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan.

Official sources said Modi reached the Dawar Brigade headquarters of the Indian Army in the border town of Gurez.

The Prime Minister will also visit the far-flung Tulial area near the LoC and spend time with soldiers there.

A day earlier, Army chief General Bipin Rawat also visited the area to review the security situation in the Kashmir Valley.

--IANS

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