President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished the countrymen on Eid-ul-Fitr, hoping the festival brings prosperity to all and also strengthens “faith in our unity and common destiny” that characterises India’s composite culture.
Greeting fellow citizens, “particularly my Muslim brothers and sisters”, he said: “May this joyous occasion, which marks the culmination of the period of fasting and prayer during the Holy month of Ramzan, bring happiness, peace and prosperity and be an opportunity to rededicate ourselves to serve humanity.
May this occasion bring happiness, peace & prosperity & be an opportunity to rededicate ourselves to serve humanity #PresidentMukherjee
— President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn) June 26, 2017
Vice President Hamid Ansari wished people and stressed that festival’s significance for strengthening brotherhood.
“I convey my heartiest greetings and good wishes to the people of our country on the joyous occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.
“Eid-ul-Fitr marks the culmination of the holy month of Ramzan and signifies the traditional expression of brotherhood and understanding between people. The festival reaffirms the spirit of compassion, charity and generosity in our lives.
May the noble ideals associated with Eid-ul-Fitr enrich our lives with peace, harmony and the spirit of humanity,” he said in a statement.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the nation on Eid and wished that it brings peace and brotherhood in society.
Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks culmination of the fasting month of Ramzan, is being celebrated on Monday.
“Eid-ul-Fitr greetings! May this auspicious day further the spirit of peace and brotherhood in our society,” he said in a tweet.