FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
ITAGAR, February 20: Prime Minister rendra Modi today went all-out praises for the people of Aruchal Pradesh for their patriotic ture and jealously guarding the easternmost frontier of the country.
"Aruchal is the only state in the country where people greet each other with 'Jai Hind' depicting their patriotic ture. The tradition created by the people here is an inspiration for the entire country," the Prime Minister said while addressing the 29th Statehood Day celebration at Indira Gandhi Park here.
Clad in traditiol Nyishi attire including Byopa (head gear), Pomo (Jacket) and Zilang (Apatani shawl), Modi exhorted the people to keep the tradition alive.
"I salute the people of this state for exhibiting their patriotic ture," he said adding, India would shine only if Aruchal grow.
"Aruchal will be a growth engine for the entire country with immense tural resources. Bright days are not far away for the state which has a great strength," he said.
Wishing the people on the occasion, the prime minister said, "The people will witness more progress of the state in the next five years what you have not witnessed in the last 28 years."
Praising the climate and pristine environment of the state, the prime minister said that the people here worship ture and never tolerate exploitation for which Aruchal still remain as a virgin place.
"Yesterday I was at Rajasthan, the westernmost part of the country and Today I am in the easternmost state…. I fell proud to inform you that yesterday I gave away the Krishi Karman Commendation Award to Aruchal Pradesh for record foodgrain production, which is encouraging for the farming community," he added.
The prime minister also assured to create opportunities for the poorer section saying that "Delhi is ready to serve you in every moment."