Hailing the traditions and culture of the three northeast states of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the people of Manipur, Meghalaya, and Tripura on their Statehood Day.
All three states became full-fledged states under the North Eastern Region (Reorganisation) Act, 1971 on this day in 1972.
“On Manipur’s Statehood Day, my greetings to the people of the wonderful state. Manipur is known for its vibrant culture. People from Manipur have made a mark in various fields. May the state keep progressing in the years ahead.
“The people of Meghalaya are known for their kind and compassionate nature. From sports, music to the conservation of nature, there is much to learn from them. Praying for Meghalaya’s development in the coming years,” he said in a tweet.
Maintaining that he was proud of Tripura’s exemplary traditions and contribution to national development, Mr. Modi also greeted the people of the state.
“Its people are known for their industrious nature. I pray for the continued prosperity and well-being of Tripura’s citizens,” he said.