Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh celebrate Statehood Day

The states of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram celebrated their Statehood Day today.

The erstwhile North East Frontier Agency(NEFA) was named Arunachal Pradesh and granted Union Territory status in 1972. Thereafter it attained Statehood on 20th February 1987.

Mizoram was declared Union Territory in 1972 and in 1986 became a full-fledged federal state of Indian Union in 1986.

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