President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished the people of Nagaland on its 57th Statehood Day.
Praising the unique blend of heritage, culture and natural beauty of Nagaland, President Kovind tweeted, “Greetings to the people of Nagaland on statehood day. Nagaland offers a unique blend of heritage, culture and natural beauty. My best wishes to all the people of this beautiful state for a bright, prosperous and peaceful future.”
On the other hand, calling people of Nagaland compassionate and courageous, the PM prayed for the progress of the state. “Best wishes to my sisters and brothers of Nagaland on their Statehood Day. This state is known for its great culture. The people of Nagaland are compassionate and courageous. May Nagaland scale new heights of progress in the coming years,” PM Modi tweeted.
It may be mentioned here that Nagaland was formally recognised as a State on December 1, 1963, with Kohima being declared as its capital.