President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday led the nation in greeting people on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.
The festival was celebrated across the country, marking conclusion of the Islamic holy month of Ramzan.
The President said:
#EidMubarak to all fellow citizens, especially to our Muslim brothers and sisters in India and abroad. The festival of Idu’l Fitr strengthens our belief in charity, fraternity and compassion. May this happy occasion bring joy and prosperity to everyone’s lives #PresidentKovind
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) June 5, 2019
On the other hand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished happiness for everyone, saying this special day may ignite the spirit of harmony, compassion and peace in our society.
Have a blessed Id-ul-Fitr. pic.twitter.com/71R9GMW3Tf
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 5, 2019
Union Minister of Textiles and Women and Child Development Smriti Irani also extended wishes to the Muslim community. She tweeted, “May the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr deepen the spirit of brotherhood and bring happiness and peace to all. #EidMubarak.” Meanwhile, BJP leader and former finance minister Arun Jaitley too took to Twitter and sent heartfelt greetings to all. “Eid greetings. Eid Mubarak,” he wrote.