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PM Modi reaches Rajasthan’s Longewala post to celebrate Diwali with soldiers

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Longewala post at Rajasthan border on Saturday morning to celebrate Diwali with soldiers. PM Modi has been spending the day with soldiers since 2014, the year he first became came to power.

Border Security Force (BSF) DG Rakesh Asthana, Army Chief General Bikram Singh and Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat are also accompanying the PM.

Longewala post is a strategic post on the western border where the first major battle of the 1971 war was fought here known as “Battle of Longewala”.