President, PM and Rahul Gandhi greet nation on Bakrid

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New Delhi, Aug 22: President Ramnath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday greeted the citizens of India on the occasion of Eid-ul-Zuha or Bakrid, a major Muslim festival.

“Eid Mubarak to all fellow citizens, especially to our Muslim brothers and sisters in India and abroad. On this special day of Eid-ul-Zuha, we celebrate the sacred spirit of sacrifice. Let us resolve to work together for unity and fraternity in our shared society,” Kovind tweeted.

Extending his wishes on the festival, Modi said:  “May this day deepen the spirit of compassion and brotherhood in our society.”

The Congress President added, “Eid Mubarak to each and every one of you! May this Eid bring you great joy, peace, and happiness.”

Vice President also extended his greetings to the people on the occasion.

“The Festival inspires the mankind to enshrine the values of truthfulness and compassion in their day- to- day actions and conduct. May this festival bring peace, harmony and prosperity in our country,” Vice President tweeted.

“I extend my warm greetings and good wishes to the people of our country on the auspicious occasion of ‘Id-ul-Zuha’… Id-ul-Zuha symbolizes the spirit of sacrifice and compassion in our lives”, he added.

Bakrid is also known as the ‘festival of sacrifice’ and is the second of the two Islamic holidays celebrated worldwide each year.


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