As the devotees across the country celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the culmination of the holy month of Ramzan, Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and a number of political leaders extended wishes on the occasion.
"Eid Mubarak to all countrymen, especially Muslim brothers and sisters! Celebrated after the holy month of Ramzan, this festival is a holy occasion to strengthen brotherhood and harmony in society. On this holy occasion, let us all take a pledge to serve humanity and improve the lives of the needy," Rashtrapati Bhavan tweeted.
While extending wishes on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said that the festival is the celebration of sincere devotion, charity and gratitude to the Almighty.
The BJP national president JP Nadda wished all on the Eid-ul-Fitr and prayed that the occasion brings with it happiness and prosperity.
Indian Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said, "Eid-ul-Fitr Mubarak with prayers for good health and well being of all."
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla also took to Twitter to extend wishes, and said, "Happy Eid! May this joyous festival of Eid-ul-Fitr encourage brotherhood, harmony, social unity and peace in the society. Come, share happiness with all of us on this day, pray for happiness and prosperity for all."
With the sighting of the crescent moon on May 2, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended best wishes on Eid-ul-Fitr and hoped that the auspicious occasion enhances the spirit of togetherness and brotherhood in the country.
"Best wishes on Eid-ul-Fitr. May this auspicious occasion enhance the spirit of togetherness and brotherhood in our society. May everyone be blessed with good health and prosperity," PM Modi said in a tweet.
Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated by Muslims around the globe to mark the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramzan.