New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi greeted the people of Sikkim on their Statehood Day, saying Sikkim has enriched country’s progress in many sectors.
PM Modi took to twitter and said, “Greetings on Sikkim’s Statehood Day. Home to talented and compassionate people, Sikkim has enriched national progress in many sectors. Sikkim’s progress in areas like organic farming have been admired all over. Praying for Sikkim’s progress in the years to come.”
On this day, 16 May 1975, Sikkim became the 22nd state of the Indian Union, and the monarchy was abolished.