New Delhi, July 28 IANS | 5 months ago

President Pranab Mukherjee Monday extended his greetings to fellow citizens on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, which will be celebrated Tuesday.

"On the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, I extend warm greetings and good wishes to all fellow citizens, particularly to my Muslim brothers and sisters in India and abroad," Mukherjee said in a statement.

"As we celebrate this day which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, I hope that the festival with its tradition of giving and sharing enriches our lives with a spirit of brotherhood and empathy for the deprived," he said.

The president hoped that the festival will "reinforce the nation's commitment to mutual harmony and radiate the message of India's composite culture to the whole world".

(Posted on 29-07-2014)

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