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Modi wishes Arunachal, Mizoram on statehood day


New Delhi, Feb 20:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday greeted the people of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram on their statehood day.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi delivering his address at the reception hosted by US-India Business Council, in Washington DC on September 30, 2014.Extending his greetings to the people of Arunachal Pradesh, the prime minister said: “Warmest greetings on the statehood day of your state. Arunachal Pradesh is a land known for its natural beauty and its warm people. I am committed to ensuring all possible support that enhances the state’s development journey.”

Statehood day was conferred on Arunachal Pradesh Feb 20, 1987.

Wishing his “sisters and brothers” of Mizoram, Modi in his message said: “Greetings on Mizoram’s statehood day. My best wishes for the overall development of Mizoram. May the state scale new heights of progress in the years to come.”

The formalization of Mizoram took place Feb 20, 1987. (IANS)