Uttar Pradesh Foundation Day
Uttar Pradesh celebrated the foundation day of Uttar Pradesh on 24th January. The Uttar Pradesh Diwas is celebrated since 2018 for three days with the participation of all government departments. In 2023, the Uttar Pradesh foundation day was celebrated with public participation on the theme of ‘Investment and Employment’. The theme aims to focus on investment and employment.
History of Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh is the center of Indian politics and is a major part of the Indian Independence Movement in modern Indian history. The state celebrates its foundation day on the 24th of January every year. This day is also known as Uttar Pradesh Day or Uttar Pradesh Diwas. In 2017, former Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik announced to observe Uttar Pradesh Diwas every year.
All the government departments participate in the three-day celebration of Uttar Pradesh’s Foundation Day since 2018. From 2023, the Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Durga Shankar Mishra has announced to ensure public participation in the celebrations.
About Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh is the fourth largest state of India and lies in the north-central part of India. The capital of Uttar Pradesh is Lucknow. Uttar Pradesh came into existence on 24th January 1950, when the governor-general of India passed the United Provinces Order 1950 renaming United Provinces as Uttar Pradesh.