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Dehradun: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday visited Uttarakhand to celebrate Diwali with Army personnels and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).
Modi reached Harshil village around 7.50 a.m. in a special Indian Air Force plane and distributed sweets to the personnel before leaving for Kedarnath around 9.10 a.m.
Harshil is situated at the confluence of Jalandhari Gadh and Bhagirathi rivers and at the foot of the mountain that lies at the head of the Baspa Valley at the height of around 8,000 feet.
Celebrated Diwali with our valorous Army and @ITBP_official personnel at Harsil in Uttarakhand.
India is immensely proud of all those who protect our nation, with utmost dedication and courage.
We salute them! pic.twitter.com/siW4Yz2UUd
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 7, 2018
Around 10:08 am PM reached kedarnath where he reviewed the reconstruction work of the Kedarnath temple which was devastated in the 2013 flash floods.
He also offered prayers at Shiva temple of Kedarnath. Modi said he still remember his Kailash Mansarovar Yatra long back and how ITBP troops helped him and other pilgrims in the holy yatra.
He is also slated to fly to Punjab border where he will celebrate Diwali with army jawans.