Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished Telangana on its second statehood day and hoped the state progressed to new heights in the coming years.
“On the Statehood Day of Telangana, my greetings to the people of Telangana. I hope the state progresses to new heights in the years to come,” the Prime Minister tweeted.
“I convey my greetings to my sisters & brothers of Andhra Pradesh. My best wishes as the state continues to develop at a rapid pace,” he added.
Meanwhile, elaborate arrangements have been made by the state government to celebrate the state’s second formation day.
The main official function will be held at the Parade ground in Hyderabad in which Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is also expected to participate.
A number of cultural programmes have been lined up by different government agencies.
The state of Telangana came into existence on June 2, 2014 as per the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act passed in Parliament.