Ram Nath Kovind, the President of India, on the eve of Eid, took to Twitter and wished the citizens of India on the occasion of Eid al Adha, also known as Bakrid.
President Kovind said, “On the occasion of Idu’l Zuha, I offer my greetings and good wishes to all fellow citizens, especially our Muslim brothers and sisters in India and abroad.”
ईद-उल-जुहा के अवसर पर सभी देशवासियों विशेषकर हमारे मुस्लिम भाइयों और बहनों को बधाई और शुभकामनाएं।
ईद-उल-जुहा प्रेम, भाईचारे और मानव सेवा का प्रतीक है।
आइए हम स्वयं को इन सार्वभौमिक जीवन मूल्यों के प्रति समर्पित करें जो हमारी संस्कृति की अमूल्य धरोहर है — राष्ट्रपति कोविन्द
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) August 12, 2019
Ram Nath Kovind said the festival symbolises love and service to humanity. He further said it is an occasion to share love and asked everyone to commit themselves to these universal values which represent their composite culture.
Apart from President Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also shared his good wishes.
He said, “My Best wishes on the occasion of Eid Al Adha. I hope it furthers the spirit of peace and happiness in society.”
My best wishes on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. I hope it furthers the spirit of peace and happiness in our society. Eid Mubarak!
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 12, 2019
The Indian National Congress (INC) leader Rahul Gandhi also extended its wishes on the occasion.
Eid Mubarak to all of you 🌈 pic.twitter.com/XLoX4RQZhb
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) August 12, 2019
Political leaders and other celebrities also took to Twitter and shared their greetings for Eid al Adha.
#EidAdhaMubarak to all celebrating/trying to celebrate in J&K today under difficult conditions. It has now been one full week since the clampdown was imposed. I truly hope every last restriction is lifted as soon as possible. Have a great day, all.
— Shiv Aroor (@ShivAroor) August 12, 2019
“Sevadal wishes to the whole country a very happy and peaceful Eid al-Adha. May God accept everyone’s good deeds, forgive transgressions and sins and ease the suffering of all peoples around the globe. Happy Bakrid!”#EidAdhaMubarak #EidAlAdha #EidMubarak pic.twitter.com/cDEhCMAjUl
— Congress Sevadal (@CongressSevadal) August 12, 2019
— Kuldeep Bishnoi (@bishnoikuldeep) August 12, 2019