In another tweet, the prime minister shared his best wishes for the people of Mizoram. He tweeted his "best wishes to the development journey of Mizoram."
Best wishes to the people of Arunachal Pradesh on their Statehood Day. pic.twitter.com/ew19kbCfmR- Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 20, 2018
Statehood Day greetings to the people of Mizoram. pic.twitter.com/VEVu6RUrQo- Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 20, 2018
In 1972, the North East Frontier Agency was named Arunachal Pradesh and granted Union Territory status. It took 15 more years before Arunachal Pradesh attained its statehood. Similarly, Mizoram got its name after Lushai Hills district was declared a union territory in 1972. Mizoram became a full-fledged federal state of Indian Union in 1986. The Mizoram Peace Accord was signed between the Mizo National Front and the Union Government on June 30, 1986 and after the accord, Mizoram attained statehood on February 20, 1987.
As part of the Statehood celebration, Arunchal Pradesh Governor BD Mishra gave highest award of state - the Arunachal Ratna to Ashok Chakra Awardee late Havildar Hangpan who had killed four terrorists before dying of of bullet wounds at 13,000 feet in the icy Himalayas in 2016. His wife received award on his behalf. All India Radio tweeted:
On Statehood Day, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu appealed fellow citizens to join movement to end corruption. He tweeted:
#ArunachalPradesh Governor Dr. BD Mishra gives away highest Award of state '#ArunachalRatna' to Ashok Chakra Awardee late Havildar Hangpan Dada on occasion of 32nd #StatehoodDay celebration of state at #Itanagar. Late Dada's wife received award. pic.twitter.com/uaC16WLi54- All India Radio News (@airnewsalerts) February 20, 2018
With beautiful pictures from the hill state, Israel's Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon tweeted, "Best wishes to the #People and #Government of #ArunachalPradesh #arunachalpradesh on their #StatehoodDay"
I extend my warm wishes and greetings to people of Arunachal on 32nd Statehood Day. Let us on this day put in best efforts to take our state ahead in all spheres of human endeavors and appeal fellow citizens to join movement to end corruption. @BJP4India@PMOIndiapic.twitter.com/EWpYyXglyC- Pema Khandu (@PemaKhanduBJP) February 20, 2018
Greetings to all on 32nd Arunachal Pradesh "STATEHOOD DAY" I adorn beautiful headgears of various communities of Arunachal Pradesh. pic.twitter.com/Wq8kZ9V5OZ- Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) February 20, 2018
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