Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister and other politicians extended greetings to the people of Goa on the statehood day on Monday.
On Goa Statehood Day my best wishes to the people of Goa. May the state scale new heights of progress in the years to come.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 30, 2016
Warm greetings to all Goans on Goa Statehood Day.— Manohar Parrikar (@manoharparrikar) May 30, 2016
My greetings and best wishes to all the people of the beautiful state of #Goa on the occasion of Goa Statehood Day.— Vasundhara Raje (@VasundharaBJP) May 30, 2016
The coastal state is celebrating the statehood day by unveiling various new projects. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar inaugurated the industrial and women block of newly constructed Colvale Jail. He also opened a solid waste treatment plant at Saligao village, 10 kms away from here.
Goa attained statehood on May 30, 1987 changing its earlier status as a Union Territory along with Daman and Diu.