New Delhi, Jan. 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the people of Meghalaya, Tripura and Manipur on their statehood day.
Prime Minister Modi took to micro-blogging site twitter to extend his greetings.
“Greetings to people of Meghalaya, Manipur & Tripura on their Statehood Day. I wish these states the very best in their development journey,” the Prime Minister tweeted.
Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura were given the status of states on January 21, 1972.
Meghalaya was a part of Assam before it was carved out as a full-fledged state under the North Eastern Region (Re-Organisation) Act, 1971.
The erstwhile princely states of Tripura and Manipur were merged with India in October 1949. (ANI)