Governor, CM greet people on Eid-Ud-Zuha
By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, Sept 1: State Governor Banwarilal Purohit and Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal led the State on Friday to greet the people of the State, especially those belonging to Islam, on the occasion of Eid-ud-Zuha. The State is set to celebrate Eid-Ud-Zuha on Saturday.
In a message, the Governor said: “I extend my heartiest greetings and warm wishes to the Muslim brethrens of the State on the occasion of Id-ud-Zuha, the feast of sacrifice. I also appeal to the people to regenerate the sense of sacrifice for one another and work for strengthening the bond of co-existence.” He also called upon the people to observe the festival in the true spirit, in an atmosphere of peace and by exchanging feelings of friendship, trust and goodwill.
In a separate message, Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal extended his heartiest greetings to the people of Assam. He said, “Eid-Ud-Zuha teaches us the tenets of sacrifice, compassion, love for fellow human beings. It also teaches us to pay respect to different faiths and win over the rrow emotions of hatred, greed and conflicts”.
Sonowal further said, “On this solemn occasion, I wish the festival further fortifies the bonds of commul amity and brotherhood and ushers in sustained peace, progress and prosperity in our State. May Eid further strengthen our cultural bonds and bring peace and prosperity to all belonging to all faiths”. In separate messages, former Chief Ministers Tarun Gogoi and Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, State Transport, Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary, Leader of Opposition Debabrata Saikia, State BJP president Ranjit Kumar Das, APCC president Ripun Bora, AGP president and State Agriculture Minister Atul Bora, Assam State Minority Development board Chairman Syed Muminul Aowal, AGSU president Rajmil Ali and general secretary Raif Uddin Ahmed and others extended their greetings to the people of the State on the occasion of Eid-Ud-Zuha. They are of the view that Id-Ud-Zuha is a festival to celebrate the eterl bondage of brotherhood in society, spreading the message of peace, love and feeling of compassion and inspires all to work for a better future of mankind at large.