President Pranab Mukherjee today greeted fellow citizens on the eve of Eid and expressed hope that the festival will strengthen the efforts of the people to enhance universal brotherhood, peace and harmony in the society.
“On the occasion of Idu’l Zuha, I extend warm greetings and good wishes to all Muslim brothers and sisters in India and abroad. The festival epitomises trust, compassion, sacrifice and forgiveness. Let us on this day recall the selfless sacrifice made by Hazrat Ibrahim and engage in the service of humanity,” he said in his message.
“Let us strive to lessen the pain of the suffering and needy. May this festival strengthen our efforts to enhance universal brotherhood, peace and harmony in society,” the message said.