Hyderabad, June 2: Telangana celebrated its third formation day on Friday with Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and his cabinet colleagues.
KCR paid his tributes by observing silence for a while at the Parade Grounds in Secunderabad.
He also twitted on twitter:-
My heartfelt greetings to all on the 3rd anniversary of #TelanganaFormationDay. I salute all the martyrs who made supreme sacrifices: CM
— Telangana CMO (@TelanganaCMO) June 2, 2017
On June 2, 2014, Telangana was carved out of Andhra Pradesh as India’s 29th state.
Several dignitaries, including officials are attending the grand event. The city is gleaming with lights and decorations.
On the occasion, the Chief Minister said “in a short span of three years Telangana had made rapid progress in all sectors and was on course to become golden Telangana”.
He said the state was spending Rs 40,000 crore to make it a number one state in the country in implementing welfare schemes for the poor and weaker sections.