New Delhi, Jan 21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the people of Meghalaya, Tripura and Manipur on their statehood day.
“Greetings to the people of Meghalaya on their Statehood Day. This state is known for its vibrant culture, particularly music, art and passion towards sports. People from Meghalaya have excelled in diverse fields. I pray for Meghalaya’s continuous progress in the years to come,” Modi tweeted about Meghalaya.
On Tripura, he tweeted, “On their Statehood Day, best wishes to the people of Tripura. The last 5 years have been remarkable for Tripura’s growth trajectory. From agriculture to industry, education to health, the state has seen great transformation. May this trend continue in the coming times.”
Both Meghalaya and Tripura are going to polls next month. Congratulating Manipur on its statehood day for the achievements, Modi said, “Statehood Day greetings to the people of Manipur. The state has been progressing on several counts during the last few years. I pray that the aspirations of the people of this state are fulfilled and Manipur keeps strengthening India’s growth trajectory.”
Congress president Mallikaarjun Kharge and MP Rahul Gandhi also extended their warm wishes to the people of Meghalaya, Tripura and Manipur on their Statehood Day. “Our best wishes to the people of Meghalaya, Tripura and Manipur on their Foundation Day,” Kharge wrote in a tweet.
The Congress chief said in the last 51 years, since the statehood, the people of Meghalaya, Tripura and Manipur have contributed tremendously to nation building. “We wish you peace, happiness and unbridled progress,” he said.
Taking to twitter , Rahul wrote, “Best wishes to the people of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura on their respective Statehood day.”
He said their rich history and vibrant culture are the pride of India, which we must cherish and nurture.