New Delhi, August 23: President Droupadi Murmu and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar on Wednesday congratulated the ISRO after the successful soft landing of Chandrayaan-3.  "Today with the successful moon landing of Chandrayaan-3 mission, our scientists have not only made history but also remade the idea of geography. It is truly a momentous occasion", the President in a video message said. Chandrayaan 3 Lands on Moon: President Droupadi Murmu Congratulates ISRO Scientists for Making History, Says 'Momentous Occasion'.

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar said: "With the successful landing of Chandrayaan-3, India becomes the fourth country to accomplish a soft landing on the lunar surface, and the very first country to achieve this endeavour on the south pole of the Moon. Chandrayaan 3 Lands on Moon: PM Narendra Modi Calls ISRO Chief S Somanath, Congratulates on Moon Mission Success (Watch Video).

Chandrayaan-3 Moon Lands on Moon Successfully

"This is a historic feat signalling the rise of Bharat! Congratulations to everyone associated with this mission and compliments to the visionary leadership of the country," the Vice President posted on X (formerly Twitter).

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