Modi greets nation on Eid-ul-Fitrindia Updated: Jun 26, 2017 10:36 IST
People gather to offer prayers during Eid-ul-Fitr at Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi on June 26, 2017. (AFP Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr and wished the spirit of peace and brotherhood may prevail.
“Eid-ul-Fitr greetings! May this auspicious day further the spirit of peace and brotherhood in our society,” Modi said in a tweet on Sunday night.
Eid-ul-Fitr greetings! May this auspicious day further the spirit of peace and brotherhood in our society.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 26, 2017
Eid-ul-Fitr translates as “the festival of breaking the fast”.
During the month of Ramadan, Muslims perform one of the five pillars of Islam -- the fast. -