08/11/2018 4:06 PM IST | Updated 08/11/2018 4:46 PM IST

Here's Why Modi Shared His Diwali Celebrations Pictures With Benjamin Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu had conveyed Diwali greetings to Narendra Modi on Tuesday

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Narendra Modi spends Diwali with army and ITBP personnel

NEW DELHI — Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday shared glimpses of his Uttarakhand visit to celebrate Diwali with soldiers with his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu.

Netanyahu had conveyed Diwali greetings to Modi on Tuesday. In reply, the prime minister had said he would celebrate the day with soldiers and share pictures of the same Wednesday evening.

"Dear PM @netanyahu, as promised yesterday, here are some glimpses of how I celebrated Diwali.

"I went to the magnificent state of Uttarakhand, where I paid a surprise visit to our brave troops in Harsil, followed by prayers at Kedarnath, one of the holiest places in India," Modi said in a tweet.