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Indian Army, Chinese PLA celebrate Diwali in Arunachal

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The and the China's People's (PLA) on Wednesday held ceremonial border personnel meeting to commemorate joint celebrations of organised by the at Bum-La, a said.

A Ceremonial Border Personal Meeting (BPM), the last of 2018 to commemorate joint celebrations of Diwali, was organised by the at Bum La.

The Indian delegation was led by headed the PLA team.

Both the delegations interacted and exchanged greetings in a cordial atmosphere, a sign of improving military-to-military ties at ground level.

The meeting began with the hoisting of the national flags and lighting of traditional lamps.

Both sides highlighted the importance of maintaining peace along border areas.

The highlight of the border personnel meeting was the colourful and impressive performances by cultural troupes showcasing 'Real India'.

--IANS

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First Published: Wed, November 07 2018. 20:26 IST
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