President Kovind, PM Modi extend Eid greetings

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended Eid greetings.

“Eid Mubarak! Idu’l Zuha symbolises the spirit of sacrifice and amity which inspires us to work for the well-being of one and all. On this occasion, let us share our happiness with the needy and follow social distancing norms and guidelines to contain COVID-19 spread,” President Kovind tweeted.

PM Modi in a tweet said, “Eid Mubarak! Greetings on Eid al-Adha. May this day inspire us to create a just, harmonious and inclusive society. May the spirit of brotherhood and compassion be furthered.”

Eid al-Adha, also called the festival of sacrifice, is being celebrated today.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu also extended his warm greetings and good wishes to the people of the country.

“I extend my warm greetings and good wishes to the people of our country on the auspicious occasion of Id-ul-Zuha. Id-ul-Zuha is a celebration of unswerving devotion to God and the boundless compassion and love the Almighty has for His creation,” Naidu tweeted.

“May this Id-ul-Zuha bring peace, harmony and prosperity in our lives, country and the world,” he added.