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'Proud of soldiers' role in surgical strikes'; Modi in J&K

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday celebrated the festival of Diwali with soldiers in Nowshera in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri. Addressing Army personnel, Modi said he was proud of the surgical strikes conducted across the border in 2016 in response to the Uri terror attack. India can celebrate festivals in peace because of soldiers, the PM said.