Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted the people of Bihar on Bihar Diwas.
“Many congratulations to all the residents of the state on Bihar day. This state, which has a special identity for its glorious past and rich culture, continues to create new dimensions of development,” tweeted PM Modi.
Bihar Day marks the formation of the state of Bihar when the state was carved out from the Bengal Presidency by the British in the year 1912.
The state government has decided ‘Jal Jeevan Hariyali’ as the theme of this year’s celebrations to raise awareness about declining annual rainfall threatening water security in the state.
“Congratulations to all on the occasion of Bihar Day, especially the people of Bihar on this day! Apart from its rich historical heritage, Bihar also leads the way in the present. I had the privilege of serving as the Governor of this land which has been a witness to the earliest republic to Mahatma Gandhi’s Champaran Satyagraha. My best wishes on this occasion,” tweeted President Ram Nath Kovind.