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Sitharaman to celebrate Diwali with troops in Arunachal

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will arrive here on Tuesday to celebrate Diwali with troops in Arunachal Pradesh's district, a defence said here.

The confirmed her visit in a tweet on Monday night: "Continuing the tradition of celebrating Diwali with the families of our soldiers, @nsitharaman will celebrate Diwali this year at Dinjan (Assam), and Anini (Arunachal Pradesh)."

During her visit, Sitharaman, accompanied by and other senior officials, will be briefed about the defence preparedness and infrastructure improvements by the in the region, the said on Tuesday morning.

"She is expected to conduct an aerial survey of the region and will meet troops in and Anini on Wednesday," he said.

Sitharaman is also slated to meet families of fallen soldiers.

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 09:32 IST
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