Eid Mubarak! Friends and family members have started to wish their known one with this message in Okhla and across the country after Shawwal moon sighted in several parts of the country. Following which Eid will be celebrated across the country tomorrow a day after it was celebrated in Middle Eastern countries.
Celebrations have begun with residents flocking local market to do last night buying with markets chock-o-block. While addressing the nation on Sunday through his monthly radio programme, Mann ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended Eid-ul-Fitr greetings. “The holy month of Ramzan was celebrated with devotion. Now it is time for Eid. On the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, my best wishes to all,” Modi greeted.
“Ramzan is a month of holy donations, to spread happiness… Come, let us all together take inspiration to keep spreading the treasure of happiness and keep taking the nation forward. Ramzan is a month of holy donations, to spread happiness… Come, let us all together take inspiration to keep spreading the treasure of happiness and keep taking the nation forward.
“During the Ramzan, people of Muslim-dominated Mubarakpur village in Bijnaur district of Uttar Pradesh, with a population of about 3,500 families, decided to construct a toilet collectively.
“The government provided about Rs 17 lakh, but you will be happy to know that all the Muslim brothers and sisters, on the occasion of Ramzan, returned the amount of about Rs 17 to the government saying they would construct their toilet with their own money and labour,” said PM Modi.