PM Modi, CM Nitish Kumar offer greetings on 'Bihar Diwas'

Bihar Diwas marks the day the state of Bihar was carved out of the Bengal Presidency by the British in 1912. 

Published: 22nd March 2018 09:38 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd March 2018 10:49 AM   |  A+A-

PM Modi (File Photo)

.NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the people of Bihar on the occasion of 'Bihar Diwas', saying that the state's contribution towards the country's progress was "exemplary and invaluable".

"Greetings to my sisters and brothers of Bihar on 'Bihar Diwas'. Right from historical times, Bihar's contribution towards the nation's progress is exemplary and invaluable," Modi tweeted.

Bihar Diwas marks the day the state of Bihar was carved out of the Bengal Presidency by the British in 1912. 

Earlier, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar also extended his wishes on the occasion of 'Bihar Diwas'.

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