Narendra Modi
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Image credit - Twitter

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the people of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram on their Statehood Day.

In a tweet, the PM said, “Best wishes to the people of Arunachal Pradesh on their Statehood Day. This state is synonymous with patriotism and unwavering commitment to national progress. Praying for Arunachal Pradesh’s continuous growth.”


In another tweet, the PM wrote, “On the occasion of their Statehood Day, greetings to the wonderful people of Mizoram. We are proud of the rich culture of this state. Those belonging to Mizoram have excelled in many spheres and contributed to India’s growth. Praying for Mizoram’s development in the coming years.”

Arunachal Pradesh became a full-fledged state on February 20, 1987.

Until 1972 Mizoram was a part of Assam and was carved out as a Union Territory in 1972.

It became the 23rd Indian state on February 20, 1987.

Union home minister Amit Shah visited Arunachal Pradesh on the occasion of its 34th Statehood Day celebrations.

In his address to the gathering, Shah said that northeast will become free of all problems by 2024.

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