Nagaland, December 1: Nagaland is celebrating its 58th statehood day on Tuesday, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Nagaland became the 16th state of India on 1 December 1963.
As the people of Nagaland celebrate their 58th Statehood Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took to twitter to extend his greetings. PM Modi said that all the people of Nagaland are known for their ‘courage’ and ‘kindness’ and hailed the culture of the state as ‘exemplary’. He also prayed for the state’s continuous development.
Besides PM Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and Defense Minister Rajnath Singh also greeted the people of the state.
Amit Shah on Tuesday extended his greetings to the people of the state. In a tweet, Amit Shah wrote, “Greetings to our sisters and brothers of Nagaland on their Statehood Day. May this beautiful state scale new heights of progress in the years to come.
Wishing the natives of Nagaland, Rajnath Singh said, ‘ Statehood Day greetings and best wishes to the wonderful people of Nagaland. We are proud of Nagaland’s rich and vibrant culture. The Naga people are known for their exemplary courage and bravery. May the state keep progressing in the years ahead’.
On the occasion of the 58th Statehood Day, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio remembered with gratitude the ‘sacrifices’, ‘farsightedness’ and ‘determination’ which ensured the creation of the state of Nagaland as the 16th State of India.
He said “On the 58th Statehood Day, I extend my greetings to the people of the State. As we celebrate this historic day, we remember with gratitude those leaders who by their sacrifices, foresightedness and determination ensured the creation of #Nagaland State as the 16th State of India”.