PM’s Diwali With Armed Forces: Then As A Sainik School Student, Now As An Army Jawan At Kargil


New Delhi: It was such an awesome occasion for Major Amit, an Indian Army soldier when he met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Kargil on Monday.

PM Modi had met Major Amit in 2001 when the jawan was a student at a Sainik school in Gujarat’s Balachadi. Now after 22 years, they met again today.

he jawan has framed the image of him receiving an award from then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in 2001.

Later, PM Modi and Major Amit posed together with the photo frame following an emotional meeting on Diwali.

Keeping in with his tradition of spending Diwali with armed forces, the Prime Minister spent this Diwali with the forces in Kargil.

Addressing the brave jawans, the Prime Minister said that the reverence for the soil of Kargil always draws him towards the brave sons and daughters of the armed forces.

The Prime Minister recalled that he was a witness to the Kargil war and had watched it closely.

He expressed gratitude toward the authorities for preserving and showing 23-year-old photographs of the Prime Minister when he had come to spend time with the jawans when they were giving a befitting reply to the enemies during the war.

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