Rajasthan Foundation Day is being celebrated today as ‘Rajasthan festival’ across the state.
The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi has extended greetings to the people of Rajasthan on Rajasthan Diwas.
In a tweet, the Prime Minister said;
“शौर्य, स्वाभिमान और बलिदान की ऐतिहासिक धरती राजस्थान के समस्त निवासियों को राजस्थान दिवस की कोटि-कोटि शुभकामनाएं। प्रदेश प्रगति के पथ पर आगे बढ़े, यही कामना है।”
“Greetings to the people of the state on Rajasthan Day. The glorious history of this state is replete with many inspiring stories of valour. Rich in the rainbow shade of nature and having global charm due to its hospitality, Rajasthan has a unique identity. I wish for a bright future for the state,” read the Rashtrapati Bhavan’s tweet in Hindi.
March 30 is observed as Rajasthan Diwas or Rajasthan Statehood Day as the state was formed on on this day in 1949 when Rajputana was merged into the Dominion of India. Jaipur was declared the capital of the state as it was the largest city.