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Anand Mahindra shares video of PM Modi’s visit to Kargil on Diwali


Prime Minister Modi also joined the soldiers in singing “Vande Mataram” during the visit.

New Delhi:

Anand Mahindra shared a video of Prime Minister Narendra Modi offering Diwali sweets to soldiers during his visit to Kargil. Prime Minister Modi celebrated the festival with soldiers in Kargil this year.

In the video, the Prime Minister is seen giving sweets to Tamil Nadu army men as they sing in high spirits. Mr Mahindra, with the clip, wrote: ‘Leadership – in any field of work – means staying connected to your ‘front line’; by giving them the feeling of a personal connection with their leaders…”.

The clip was originally shared by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter. The text attached to the tweet read: “A group of soldiers from Tamil Nadu captivated us with this amazing performance…”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who visits soldiers stationed at the country’s borders every Diwali, said he felt “privileged to spend Diwali with our brave Jawans in Kargil”.

Prime Minister Modi also joined them in singing “Vande Mataram” during the visit. In the clip, which was shared on Twitter, he is seen singing and clapping as the band performs.

Prime Minister Modi also interacted with our armed forces personnel and “saw some of their innovations to make our forces even more modern.”

Prime Minister Modi, addressing the soldiers, said they had become his family. “You all have been my family for years now. It is a privilege to spend Diwali with our brave jawans at Kargil,” he said.

The Prime Minister added: “We have always seen war as the last option. Whether it took place in Lanka or Kurukshetra, until the end every effort was made to prevent it. We are in favor of world peace.

Last year on Diwali, Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated the Festival of Lights in Nowshera, Jammu and Kashmir.



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