Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted people of the nation  on the occasion of Diwali.

“Wishing everyone a Happy Diwali! May this festival further brightness and happiness. May everyone be prosperous and healthy,” he tweeted.


On Friday, he appealed the people of the country to light a ‘Diya’ on Diwali as a salute to the soldiers guarding the nation on the borders.

“This Diwali, let us also light a Diya as a #Salute2Soldiers who fearlessly protect our nation. Words can’t do justice to the sense of gratitude we’ve for our soldiers for their exemplary courage. We’re also grateful to families of those on the borders,” he tweeted.