‘Eid Mubarak!’ PM Modi, President Kovind Extends Wishes on Eid-ul-adha
- PM said that the festival should bring in collective empathy, inclusivity, and harmony in the society
- The Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid in Delhi, urged the community’s need to stick to the COVID-19 safety norms
New Delhi: On the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi extended his warm wishes to the people on Wednesday. The PM further said that the festival should bring in collective empathy, inclusivity, and harmony in the society.
PM Modi said in a tweet that “Eid Mubarak! Best wishes on Eid-ul-Adha. May this day further the spirit of collective empathy, harmony and inclusivity in the service of greater good”.
President Ram Nath Kovind also wished the citizens celebrating the festival and urged people to follow the COVID-19 safety norms. “Eid Mubarak to all fellow citizens. Eid-uz-Zuha is a festival to express regard for the spirit of love and sacrifice, and to work together for unity and fraternity in an inclusive society. Let us resolve to follow COVID-19 guidelines and work for the happiness of all”, said President Kovind through a Tweet on Wednesday morning.
The Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid in Delhi, the country’s largest Mosque, urged the community’s need to stick to the COVID-19 safety norms.
Eid al-Adha commemorates the story of the Muslim Prophet Ibrahim’s test of faith as he was commanded by God to sacrifice his son. Thus, the festival is a symbol of sacrifice and devotion towards God. Eid-ul-Zuha or Eid-al-Adha is celebrated on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah. It is celebrated two days after the Muslims begin Hajj pilgrimage in the last month of the Islamic calendar and also involves animal sacrifice. Traditionally, the starting date of the festival depends upon the sighting of the new crescent moon.