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PM Modi greets people of Arunachal, Mizoram on Statehood Day

While Arunachal Pradesh was granted statehood on this day in 1987, Mizoram was declared a state in 1972.

india Updated: Feb 20, 2017 11:27 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(AFP FIle Photo)

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

“Statehood Day greetings to the citizens of Arunachal Pradesh. May the state scale new heights of development...,” Modi said in a tweet.

“On their Statehood Day, my greetings to the people of Mizoram. I pray that Mizoram progresses immensely in the years to come,” he said in another tweet.

While Arunachal Pradesh was granted statehood on this day in 1987, Mizoram was declared a state in 1972.