President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday greeted people on the eve of Id-ul-Zuha.
In his message, Kovind said, “On the occasion of Id-ul-Zuha, I offer my greetings and good wishes to all fellow citizens, especially our Muslim brothers and sisters in India and abroad.”
“Id-ul-Zuha symbolizes love, fraternity and service to humanity. Let us commit ourselves to these universal values that represent our composite culture,” he added.
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu said that the festival is an ode to the virtues of devotion, faith and sacrifice and inspires feelings of brotherhood, compassion and unity.
In his text message, Naidu said, “Id-ul-Zuha, the festival of sacrifice, is celebrated with traditional fervor and gaiety in India and all over the world. The festival is an ode to the virtues of devotion, faith and sacrifice and inspires feelings of brotherhood, compassion and unity.”
He hoped that the festivities will strengthen the spirit of generosity and bring people closer to one another.
He further said, “May the noble ideals of Id-ul-Zuha enrich our lives with peace and harmony and bring prosperity to our country.”