Poonch (J-K), Nov 6 (ANI): Indian Army personnel exchanged sweets with their Pakistani counterparts on the eve of Diwali at the Line of Control (LoC) zero point Chakan-Da-Bagh border area in Poonch district.
V. P. Christopher commanding officer of Bihar regiment gifted sweet boxes to his Pakistani counterpart and wished him peace and prosperity.
Christopher said it is a very happy moment to exchange sweets with our neighboring country Pakistan.
"We are always delighted and it is one of the most important and auspicious day for the Indians and I am very happy that we exchanged sweets with our neighboring country, our friend, Pakistan," he added
Umer, a Pakistani ranger thanked Indian army and people of India for the sweets and also wished a prosperous Diwali to the people of India.
"I want to thank on behalf of Pakistan army and wish Indian army and Indian people a very happy Diwali," said Umer
The officials also hoped that peace and love prevails between the two countries
Since years, the Army officers present sweets, gifts and wish the Pakistani rangers to celebrate the Hindu festival of lights.
Besides exchanging sweets on several festivals, troops also present sweets and gifts on the Independence Day of both the countries. (ANI)