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Eid-ul-fitre: India celebrates festival, political leaders extend greetings

Top political figures of the country took to Twitter to wish the country a joyous and prosperous Eid and hoped the festival to strengthen the bond of brotherhood, peace and harmony in the society.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 5, 2019 1:27:13 pm
Eid-ul-fitre: India celebrates festival, political leaders extend greetings Eid-ul-Fitr 2019: The festival falls on the first day of the month of Shawwal, which is the only day the Muslims do not need to fast. (Express Photo: Gurmeet Singh)

President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi, and  were among political leaders who extended greetings on the occasion of Eid-ul-fitre Wednesday.

Muslims across the world are celebrating the festival that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan during which followers of the faith observe a fast from dawn to dusk.

President Ram Nath Kovind greeted fellow citizens on the eve of Eid. “Marking the culmination of the holy month of Ramzan, this festival strengthens our belief in charity, fraternity and compassion,” he 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

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