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#Sandesh2Soldiers: PM Modi retweets heartwarming Diwali wishes to jawans

Amid heightened tension on the border, Modi had on Sunday launched the campaign to boost the morale of our soldiers.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 28, 2016 8:35 am
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s #Sandesh2Soldiers, a campaign to send Diwali greetings and messages to soldiers guarding the nation’s frontiers, found huge number of participants as many posted their video message on twitter on Thursday. Interestingly, Modi retweeted most of the tweets wishing Army jawans a ”Happy and prosperous Diwali’.

Amid heightened tension on the border, Modi had on Sunday launched the campaign to boost the morale of our soldiers.

People can send messages under the #Sandesh2Soldiers campaign on the Narendra Modi App, through MyGov.in, and also through All India Radio. Doordarshan shall also be mounting a programme to share people’s emotions with the armed forces.

The prime minister, who is leading the campaign, said in a tweet, “I sent my #Sandesh2Soldiers. You could also do the same. Your wishes will certainly make our forces very happy. The campaign started on October 25 will run till Diwali, October 30.

Cricketer Mohammad Kaif, in his video message, requested people to offer Army jawans their seat while trevelling in bus or train. Union minister Prakash Javadekar said the country will always be grateful to our soldiers.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis thanked the soldier for protecting the country and urged people to join Modi and entire nation to salute the jawans.

Many children also posted very cute message for the soldiers. Some were videos messages while some were hand written notes and letters.

Here are some of the messages