On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the people of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram on their State Day and hailed their contribution. Prime Minister Modi has sent his best wishes to the people of Arunachal Pradesh on their statehood day. “The people of the state are known for their prodigious talent and hardworking nature. May the state achieve new heights of development in the times to come,” he said.
Prime Minister Modi also recited a few lines from “Arunachal Hamara” – a song written by Bharat Ratna Bhupen Hazarika.
“Greetings to the people of Mizoram on their National Day. India is very proud of the vibrant Mizo culture and Mizoram’s contributions to national progress,” Modi said in a tweet.
“Many congratulations to all of you on the 36th Founding Day of the State of Arunachal Pradesh. 50 years ago, the North-East Frontier Agency (NEFA) was given a new name, a new identity as Arunachal Pradesh. This rising sun identity, this new energy has been continuously fueled by all of you, patriotic and hardworking brothers and sisters, over these 50 years.”
“I strongly believe that East India, and especially North East India, will be the engine of the country’s growth in the 21st century. In this spirit, unprecedented work has been done during past 7 years to accelerate the development of Arunachal Pradesh,” he said. noted.
“We are working to make Arunachal a major gateway to East Asia. Modern infrastructure is being put in place, seeing the role of Arunachal in national security. Nature has endowed l “Arunachal of many of its treasures. You have made nature a part of life. We are trying to bring this tourism potential of Arunachal to the whole world,” he added.
Arunachal Pradesh became a full state on February 20, 1987. Similarly, Mizoram became the 23rd state of India on February 20, 1987, with the Fifty-Third Amendment of the Indian Constitution of 1986.
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