New Delhi: PM Modi on Wednesday paid homage at Dograi War Memorial in Khasa, Amritsar and celebrated Diwali with soldiers.
“I just laid a wreath and paid my respects at the Dograi War Memorial in Khasa, Amritsar, Punjab. I spent time with our soldiers and we had a wonderful conversation,” PM Modi said in a series of tweets.
“In the 1965 war, the Battle of Dograi on September 22, 1965 was one of the toughest battles fought and won by our forces. Battle of Dograi was won under the inspiring leadership of Lt Col Desmond Hayde, CO 3 JAT, adding a glorious chapter in history of our Army,” PM said in other tweets.
In another tweet, Prime Minister Modi also wished the people of the country and the people living across the world on the occasion of Diwali.