Nirmala Sitharaman celebrates Diwali with forces in Arunachal
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Nirmala Sitharaman celebrates Diwali with forces in Arunachal

New Delhi, Nov 7: Defence Minister Niramal Sitharaman on Wednesday met the army troops posted in the remote forward area of Arunachal Pradesh and celebrated Diwali with the jawans.

She distributed sweets and and extended greetings to jawans wishing them happiness and prosperity.

Ms Sitharaman praised the commitment of the soldiers towards the country and its people and appreciated their enthusiasm for duty at such areas with difficult geographical conditions.

She was accompanied by senior army officials of the region.

Ms Sitharaman also visited some forward areas in the region and met armed forces personnel. (UNI)