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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets the people of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram on the foundation days of the two states
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, greeted the people of the two hill states, Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram, on their 32nd statehood day on February 20.

In his tweet, PM Modi, in respect of Arunachal Pradesh, stated, "Greetings to the people of Arunachal Pradesh on their Statehood Day, The culture of Arunachal Pradesh is special and its people are known for their wonderful nature as well as patriotic zeal. May the state continue to prosper in the years to come."

In a separate tweet, he wrote, "Best wishes on Mizoram Statehood Day. The people of Mizoram are known for their valour and rich value systems. The entire nation is proud of the Mizo culture and the contribution of the state towards India's progress. Praying for Mizoram's growth in the coming years."

Arunachal Pradesh, also called, the Land of the Rising Sun, is mountainous area in the extreme Northeastern part of India. It is bordered by the kingdom of Bhutan to the west; the Tibet Autonomous Region of China to the north; Myanmar and the Indian state of Nagaland to the south and southeast; and Assam to the south and southwest.

Mizoram was previously part of Assam until 1972, when it was carved out as a Union Territory. It became the 23rd state of India on 20 February 1987 with Aizawl as its capital city.

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