New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday greeted people on Eid-ul-Fitr.
Greeting people on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, President Ram Nath Kovind said, “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.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted people on Eid-ul-Fitr, hoping that the special occasion furthers the spirit of compassion and harmony.
PM Modi took to twitter and said, “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.”
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said, “I extend my warm greetings and good wishes to the people of our country on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Eid-ul-Fitr 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.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee extended her greetings, asking people to celebrate this great festival at home.
She took to twitter and said, “Heartiest wishes to all on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Let us celebrate this great festival at home. These are difficult times, but I am confident, we will overcome this challenge. My greetings to each one of you.”
Rahul Gandhi also took to twitter to greet people on Eid-ul-Fitr. He said, “Eid Mubarak to each and every one of you.”
Marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, the festival is being celebrated across the country today, following social distancing and other necessary guidelines amid COVID19 lockdown. On Sunday, prominent Muslim clerics had appealed to people to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr while adhering to social distancing and lockdown norms in view of the coronavirus outbreak.