Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extended greetings on Eid al-Adha, also known as Eid-ul-Zuha, praying the ‘festival of sacrifice’ would deepen the spirit of compassion in the society.
“Best wishes on Id-ul-Zuha. May this day deepen the spirit of compassion and brotherhood in our society,” Modi tweeted.
Best wishes on Id-ul-Zuha. May this day deepen the spirit of compassion and brotherhood in our society.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 22, 2018
Congress president Rahul Gandhi also greeted the countrymen on Eid and tweeted, “Eid Mubarak to each and every one of you! May this Eid bring you great joy, peace and happiness.”
Eid Mubarak to each and every one of you! May this Eid bring you great joy, peace and happiness. #EidMubarak
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) August 22, 2018
Earlier, President Ram Nath Kovind had greeted the citizens of India on the occasion of Eid-ul-Zuha on Tuesday evening.
In his message, the President said: “On the occasion of Eid-ul-Zuha, I extend my greetings and good wishes to fellow citizens and, especially to our Muslim brothers and sisters in India and abroad.”
“On this special day, we celebrate the spirit of sacrifice. Let us resolve to work together for unity and fraternity in our shared society,” Kovind added.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh also wished the country on Eid.
“Greetings and warm wishes on the occasion of Id-ul-Zuha. May this festival help in strengthening the bonds of amity, peace and harmony in our society,” he said.
Greetings and warm wishes on the occasion of Id-ul-Zuha. May this festival help in strengthening the bonds of amity, peace and harmony in our society.
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) August 22, 2018
The celebration of Eid-al-Adha, also known as Bakr-id, started on Tuesday night and will continue till Wednesday evening.
Other leaders also flooded Twitter with their greetings on Eid.
On the occasion of Eid-ul-Zoha, let us commit ourselves to the spirit of sharing and brotherhood. My best wishes to all.
ঈদুজ্জোহা উপলক্ষে সকলকে জানাই আন্তরিক শুভেচ্ছা। pic.twitter.com/SfjYBTKtg4
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) August 22, 2018
आप सबको ईद मुबारक।
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) August 22, 2018
Eid-ul-Zuha highlights the virtues of sacrifice and compassion & inspires us to inculcate this very spirit in our society
Let us also recall the selfless sacrifice made by Hazrat Ibrahim & engage in the service of humanity
I extend my warm greetings & good wishes to all
— Ahmed Patel (@ahmedpatel) August 22, 2018
Warm Eid-ul-Zuha greetings. May this festival bring joy and harmony in the world. pic.twitter.com/x79ROYiTSU
— Suresh Prabhu (@sureshpprabhu) August 22, 2018