New Delhi: President Shri Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President Shri Venkaiah Naidu greeted the people of Sikkim on their Statehood Day.
In his message, President Shri Kovind said,”Greetings to the people of Sikkim on Statehood Day. Renowned for its natural beauty, culture, organic farming and biodiversity, Sikkim showcases how we can live and thrive in harmony with nature. May the State continue to prosper and go from strength to strength.”
Vice President Shri Naidu said, “Greetings to the people of Sikkim on their Statehood Day! Known for its natural beauty & rich spiritual heritage, Sikkim is India’s first fully organic State, demonstrating the importance of living in harmony with nature. My best wishes for a happy, healthy & prosperous Sikkim.”
On this day in 1975, Sikkim became the 22nd state of India.