On Gujarat Day, PM Modi Tweets, "Gujaratis Known For Courage, Innvation"

On 1 May, Gujarat Day and Maharashtra Day are celebrated as the two states' foundation or statehood day.

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On Gujarat Day, PM Modi Tweets, 'Gujaratis Known For Courage, Innvation'

Maharashtra Day and Gujarat Day are celebrated on May 1 as statehood days of the two states.


New Delhi: 

On Gujarat Day and Maharashtra Day today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi  greeted the people on their state foundation days - Gujarat Diwas and Maharashtra Diwas. In a series of tweets, PM praised the people living in the two states. PM Modi, who comes from Gujarat, called the Gujaratis courageous, innovative and with the spirit of enterprise. "Best wishes to the people of Gujarat on Gujarat Diwas. In all spheres, people from the state have made outstanding contributions. Gujaratis are known for their courage, innovation and spirit of enterprise. May Gujarat scale new heights of glory," the Prime Minister tweeted.

On Maharashtra Day, PM Modi tweeted, "Greetings to my sisters and brothers of Maharashtra on the state's Foundation Day. Maharashtra is a land of revolutionaries and reformers who have enriched India's progress. Praying for the continued growth of the state in the times to come."

The Gujarat Day and Maharashtra Day also coincides with International Labour Day or May Day.

President Ram Nath Kovind also extended wishes on Maharashtra Diwas. "On Maharashtra Day, greetings and good wishes to the people of Maharashtra. May the state scale newer heights of development in the years to come," the President tweeted.

On Gujarat Diwas, President Kovind tweeted, "Greetings to the people of Gujarat on statehood day. May the state continue to develop and prosper in the years to come. My best wishes to the people of Gujarat for a bright future."

May 1 marks the day when Maharashtra and Gujarat came into existence and are marked as Maharashtra Day and Gujarat Day. It was on this day in 1960 when the states were formed on linguistic grounds. The states were formed after the Bombay Reorganisation Act, 1960 was enacted by Parliament on April 25, 1960.

All major markets, including BSE, National Stock Exchange, forex and money markets are closed today on account of Maharashtra Day.



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