ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr BD Mishra and Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Monday conveyed their greetings to the people of the State, particularly to the Muslim community, on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.
In his message, the Governor said that the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr marks the culmination of the holy month of 'Ramzan', the month of prayers, blessings, and forgiveness. It reminds every member of the community of their obligations and responsibilities towards other members of the society, especially the poor and downtrodden.
"This occasion also stands for peaceful co-existence and equitable progress of the State and the nation. I hope this joyous occasion further strengthens the values of composite society," he said.
"On this holy Eid, I beseech for Allah's blessings for lighting up the path of oneness. May this festival lead everyone to happiness and success. Eid Mubarak," he wished in his message.
In a message here Monday evening, Khandu termed Eid-ul-Fitr as one of the most joyful festivals of the world, celebrated in a grand manner and considered to be the biggest Eid celebrations in a year.
Thanking the Almighty for bestowing strength and courage to his followers during the month-long fasting, Khandu said, "Let us hope we can leave behind these challenging times together for a period of happiness, compassion and peace."
He expressed optimism that the festival will strengthen the bond between all religious communities and teach people on relevance of communal harmony and religious tolerance.
"May the Almighty guide us to light. Eid Mubarak!" Khandu added.
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