New Delhi, Aug 11 : President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday greeted people on the eve of Idu’l Zuha. “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," the President in his message said. "Idu’l Zuha, which falls on August 12, symbolizes love, fraternity and service to humanity. Let us commit ourselves to these universal values that represent our composite culture," Mr Kovind said.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu also greeted people and said that the festival is an ode to the virtues of devotion, faith and sacrifice and inspires feelings of brotherhood, compassion and unity. "I extend my warm greetings to the people of our country on the auspicious occasion of ‘Id-ul-Zuha’. "Id-ul-Zuha, the festival of sacrifice, is celebrated with traditional fervor and gaiety in India and all over the world.
The festival is an ode to the virtues of devotion, faith and sacrifice and inspires feelings of brotherhood, compassion and unity," the VP said in his message. "I hope that the festivities will strengthen the spirit of generosity and bring people closer to one another. May the noble ideals of Id-ul-Zuha enrich our lives with peace and harmony and bring prosperity to our country," it added further.UNI