New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the people of the state of Himachal Pradesh on its 50th Statehood day.

In a tweet, the Prime Minister said,

The Golden Jubilee celebrations on the occasion of 50 years of statehood of Himachal Pradesh were organised with great enthusiasm and fervor across the state today.

The state level Golden Jubilee function was held at the historic Ridge of Shimla while functions were also organised at all district headquarters to mark this special occasion.

Governor Bandaru Dattatraya was the chief guest of the state level function while Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was special guest on this occasion. National BJP President Jagat Prakash Nadda and Union Minister of state for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur also graced the occasion.