The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has wished the people of Goa on their Statehood Day. 

The Prime Minister tweeted: 
“Greetings to the people of Goa on Goa’s Statehood Day. May Goa’s development reach new heights in the years to come.” 

Goa became a full-fleddged state on May 30, 1987. Goa, which was liberated from the Portuguese on Dec 19, 1961, was till then a union territory.