PM Narendra Modi greets people on occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Jul 29 2014, 17:17pm hrs
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted people on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr and hoped that the festival strengthens the bond of peace, unity and brotherhood in the country.

"Greetings on Eid-ul-Fitr. May this auspicious day strengthen the bond of peace, unity & brotherhood across our Nation," the Prime Minister said in his message.

Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the culmination of the fasting month of Ramzan, is being celebrated across the country today.

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 and it culminates in Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations.