PATNA: After the end of the holy month of Ramzan, Muslims across India are celebrating the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr with great enthusiasm and joy on Saturday. The festival marks the end of the month-long fasting and is celebrated with prayers, feasting, and exchanging greetings.
People of the Muslim community are gathering in mosques and grounds across many cities of the country, including the capital Delhi, to offer special prayers and seek blessings. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about certain restrictions on the celebrations, and people are advised to follow safety protocols.
People hug each other after offering namaz at Delhi's Jama Masjid on the occasion of #EidAlFitr pic.twitter.com/nhr8gogkW4— ANI (@ANI) April 22, 2023
#WATCH | People offer namaz at Delhi's Jama Masjid on the occasion of #EidAlFitr pic.twitter.com/rvG7Ntbm83— ANI (@ANI) April 22, 2023
Pictures received from various agencies show people hugging and congratulating each other on the occasion of Eid. Social media is abuzz with greetings and wishes pouring in from people of all communities.
Leaders across the political spectrum have also extended their greetings on the occasion. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar congratulated the people of the state and the countrymen, especially the Muslim brothers and sisters, on Eid-ul-Fitr. He expressed his wishes for everyone’s life to be filled with happiness, peace, and prosperity.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar visited Gandhi Maidan in Patna, as people offered namaz here on the occasion of #EidUlFitr pic.twitter.com/K9cV4vmaid— ANI (@ANI) April 22, 2023
#WATCH | People offered namaz at Gandhi Maidan in Patna, Bihar on the occasion of #EidUlFitr. CM Nitish Kumar also visited the ground. pic.twitter.com/0dgs9Rx8Ni— ANI (@ANI) April 22, 2023
ईद के मौके पर प्रदेश एवं देशवासियों विशेषकर मुस्लिम भाई-बहनों को शुभकामनाएं। खुदा इस मुबारक दिन पर हम सब पर अपनी रहमतों की बारिश करें और हम सबों के जीवन में सुख, शांति, समृद्धि आए। समाज में अमन-चैन, भाईचारा पूरे तौर पर कायम रहे।— Nitish Kumar (@NitishKumar) April 22, 2023
Similarly, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also extended his hearty greetings and best wishes to the people of the state on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. He emphasized that the festival brings the message of happiness and reconciliation and gives the message of peace and harmony. He further resolved to strengthen social harmony.
#UPCM @myogiadityanath ने ईद-उल-फित्र के अवसर पर प्रदेशवासियों को हार्दिक बधाई एवं शुभकामनाएं दी हैं।— CM Office, GoUP (@CMOfficeUP) April 22, 2023
मुख्यमंत्री जी ने कहा कि ईद-उल-फित्र का त्योहार खुशी और मेल-मिलाप का संदेश लेकर आता है। यह पर्व अमन-चैन और सौहार्द का संदेश देता है। ईद के पर्व पर सभी को सद्भाव तथा सामाजिक…
Overall, the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr is a symbol of joy, peace, and brotherhood, and its celebrations across the country bear witness to the secular fabric of India.