Modi greets Gujarat, Maharashtra on foundation day
By  IANS | Updated:  May 01, 2019, 12:36 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday greeted the people of Gujarat and Maharashtra on their state foundation days.
In a series of tweets, he also listed the characteristics of the people belonging to the state.
"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," wrote Modi, who also hails from the state.
"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," he added.
Both the states of Gujarat and Maharashtra were formed after the Bombay Reorganisation Act, 1960 was enacted by Parliament on 25 April 1960. The act came into effect on 1 May 1960.
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