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PM Modi greets Nagaland on 53rd statehood day

Updated: Dec 01, 2016 09:15 IST
New Delhi [India], Dec. 1 (ANI): Greeting the state of Nagaland on its 53rd statehood day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said a state known for scenic beauty and talented citizens will take the state to new heights of progress

"Statehood Day wishes to people of Nagaland, a state known for scenic beauty and talented citizens who will take it to new heights of progress," Prime Minister Modi tweeted.

It was on this day in 1963 that the Nagaland attained statehood as the 16th state of the Indian Union and second in North East after being bifurcated from Assam. (ANI)