UNION HOME MINISTER WISHES THE PEOPLE OF MIZORAM ON THE OCCASION OF STATE DAY
Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh greeted the people of Mizoram on the occasion of the 30th State Day of Mizoram. In a letter, sent to Chief Minister Shri Lal Thanhawla, which was received today, the Union Home Minister greeted the people of Mizoram on this momentous occasion and he also sent his best wishes for the New Year. He said he was privileged to witness the joyous progress of Mizoram in the last 30 years and expressed hope that Mizoram would progress further and people would be active partners the developmental journey of the state.
After the signing of the historic Peace Accord, the Memorandum of Settlement on 30th June 1986 which ended two decades of strife; Mizoram became the 23rd state of the Union of India on 20th February 1987. The late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi inaugurated the first state day and presided over the inaugural function held at Lammual then.