PM greets nation on Eid-ul-Fitr

New Delhi (NVI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today extended greetings to the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. President Ram Nath Kovind was also among many leaders who greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid.

Taking to Twitter, PM wrote, “Eid Mubarak! Greetings on Eid-ul-Fitr. May this special occasion further the spirit of compassion, brotherhood and harmony. May everyone be healthy and prosperous.”

President Ram Nath Kovind also wrote on the microblogging site: “Eid Mubarak! This festival is an expression of love, fraternity, peace & harmony. Eid reaffirms our belief in sharing with & caring for the vulnerable & needy. Let us carry the spirit of giving (Zakaat) on this Eid and follow social distancing norms to contain coronavirus spread.”

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu also extended his greetings on Eid. “I extend my warm greetings and good wishes to the people of our country on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. #EidUlFitr follows weeks of fasting and marks the end of the holy month of Ramzan. It is an occasion for families and communities to come together. #EidMubarak,” he tweeted.

Eid-ul-Fitr marks the ending of Ramzan, the holy fasting month for Muslims across the world.

This year, Eid is being celebrated amid a nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus.