President, PM greet people on Eid

New Delhi,  President Ramnath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday greeted the citizens of India on the occasion of Eid-ul-Zuha, 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.”

Eid-ul-Zuha or Bakrid called the “Festival of Sacrifice”, is the second of two Islamic holidays celebrated worldwide each year.

Congress President Rahul Gandhi also took to Twitter to greet people on the festival.

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