Eid-ul-Fitr to be Celebrated Across India Today, Wishes Flood Twitter
Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated across India on Monday, marking the culmination of the fasting month of Ramzan.
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New Delhi: Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated across India on Monday, marking the culmination of the fasting month of Ramzan.
"Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated tomorrow (Monday) as the Eid moon was sighted in Bihar, West Bengal, Assam and Uttar Pradesh today," Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari, had said on Sunday evening after the moon of 'Shawwal' was sighted.
Ramzan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, is observed as a fasting period by Muslims who abstain from food and water from sunrise to sunset.
"On the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, I extend greetings and good wishes to all my fellow citizens, particularly my Muslim brothers and sisters, in India and abroad. May this joyous occasion, which marks the culmination of the period of fasting and prayer during the holy month of Ramzan, bring happiness, peace and prosperity and be an opportunity to rededicate ourselves to serve humanity," President Pranab Mukherjee said.
Wishes also poured on Twitter from political leaders, celebrities and sportspersons.
Eid-ul-Fitr greetings! May this auspicious day further the spirit of peace and brotherhood in our society.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 26, 2017
Eid Mubarak to all of you #EidulFitr 🌙— Omar Abdullah (@abdullah_omar) June 25, 2017
Greetings to all my fellow citizens, particularly my Muslim brothers & sisters, in India & abroad on Idu’l Fitr #PresidentMukherjee— President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn) June 26, 2017
Eid Mubarak. ईद मुबारक.— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) June 26, 2017
T 2466 - Eid Mubarak pic.twitter.com/hDUMh2wCNY— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) June 25, 2017
Wishing all an "Eid Mubarak" in advance before the Twitter gets busy! God Bless you with Health,Peace and Prosperity! pic.twitter.com/ELEXMEMhTP— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) June 25, 2017
☆☆☆☆Eid Mubarak ☆☆☆ pic.twitter.com/W3M2ntXNIE— Mohammed Shami (@MdShami11) June 26, 2017
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