President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday extended greetings and best wishes to the people of Uttarakhand on its 18th foundation day. ''May the state continue to prosper and develop in the years to come,'' Mr Kovind tweeted on the occasion.
On this day in 2000, Uttarakhand became the 27th state of the Indian Union, after bifurcation from Uttar Pradesh. UNI SD ADG 1545
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