Tripura, Meghalaya, and Manipur, were accorded state status on 21-01-1972, PM Modi congratulated. Many important incidents are recorded in history on 21 January.
Today is also a big day in the history of India, because today, in 1972, three new states were granted status. On this day three states emerged as Manipur, Meghalaya, and Tripura.
It has been 49 years since the northeastern states of Manipur, Meghalaya, and Tripura became separate states. Manipur, Meghalaya, and Tripura were given the status of a separate state on 21 January 1972 under the North Eastern Region (Reorganization) Act 1971.
On this occasion, including the President, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also congratulated the people of the three states.
President Ramnath Kovind said, ‘Congratulations to the wonderful people of Manipur, Meghalaya, and Tripura on State Day. Blessed with natural beauty, rich history, and vibrant culture, these states are attractive. They are moving forward on the path of development. Best wishes from me
PM Modi tweeted three. His first tweet said, ‘Happy State Day to the people of Manipur. India is proud to contribute to the national development of Manipur. Manipur is a powerhouse of innovation and sports talent. I wish the state all the best in its journey towards progress. ‘
PM Modi said in his next tweet, ‘Best wishes to the people of Tripura on the special occasion of their state day. The culture and warm nature of the people of Tripura are praised all over India. The state has achieved excellent progress in various fields. May such sentiment prevail.
My best wishes to the sisters and brothers of Meghalaya on their state day. This state is known for its remarkable kindness and sense of brotherhood. The youth of Meghalaya are creative and enterprising. In the coming times, the state can touch new heights of progress.
A look at other history today
The Copyright Act was applied to the legal right to the original composition
In 1958, the Copyright Act was enacted in India today. It gives the provider legal rights over its composition (writing, film, music, etc.) for a fixed number of years. The person who owns the copyright can sell their work or use it in any way.
India starts taking satellite launch price
India launched Polaris, an Israeli spy satellite, into space orbit on this day in 2008. Along with this, ISRO also started charging satellite launch price as per world standards. This price is taken from 5 thousand to 20 thousand dollars per kilogram payload (weight of satellite).