Maharashtra and Gujarat celebrate their formation day

May 1st, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI  

Narendra Modi Mumbai/Ahmedabad, May 1 (ANI): Maharashtra and Gujarat celebrated their formation day on Friday.

On the occasion, Maharashtra Governor S. C. Jamir, who unfurled the flag at the Shivaji Park grounds in Mumbai, reviewed the progress made in social and economic areas in the previous years in the state.

A ceremonial parade was also held to celebrate the Maharashtra Day.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, his cabinet colleagues, Mayor Shubha Raul along with dignitaries were also present.

Later, Chavan paid homage to 106 martyrs who laid down their lives for the cause of a unified Maharashtra with Mumbai at Hutatma Chowk.

Meanwhile, Gujarat Governor Naval Kishor Sharma and Chief Minister Narendra Modi also wished the people of the state on its 50th foundation day.

In his message, Sharma said that Gujarat is marching on the development path with full determination of the people. (ANI)

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