President, Vice President and Prime Minister today greeted the people of Gujarat and Maharashtra on their statehood day.
President Ram Nath Kovind hoped that Gujarat continues its uninterrupted progress in the years to come. He also hoped that Maharashtra continues to prosper and remain safe.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said, Gujarat has been the birthplace of great leaders such as Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Patel who shaped the nation’s destiny.
He said, Gujarati people are well-known for their spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation across India and the world.
Venkaiah Naidu hoped that the state continues to prosper and touch new heights of glory.
The Vice President said, Maharashtra has played an important role in national development.
He extended his best wishes for the progress and prosperity of the State and well being of its people.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted people of Gujarat and Maharashtra on the foundation day of the two states, saying they have contributed to the development of the country.
He said people of Gujarat have made special contributions in many fields.
Gujarat has touched new peaks of achievements, he said in a tweet in Gujarati.
“Jai Jai Garvi Gujarat,” PM Modi, who hails from Gujarat, said
The prime minister said India is proud of Maharashtra’s significant contribution to the country’s development.
“I pray for the progress and prosperity of the state,” he said in another tweet in Marathi.
“Jai Maharashtra,” the prime minister said.
Maharashtra and Gujarat were formed after the enactment of the Bombay Reorganisation Act, 1960.