Modi tweeted: “Eid Mubarak! May everyone in the country be blessed with happiness, peace, prosperity and good health.”

Gujarat Chief Minister had also greeted Muslims at the beginning of the holy month of Ramzan saying, "Happy Ramzan. May this holy month bring joy, peace and prosperity in our lives.”

Eid al-Fitr, also known as Eid ul-Fitr, is one of the most joyous days in the Islamic calendar. The day marks the end of holy month of Ramazan. Eid al-Fitr literally means 'festival of breaking the fast'.

Like other festivals observed by the Muslim community, this festival also symbolizes faith in almighty. The festival is celebrated on the first date of Sauvval, that is, the tenth month of the Hijra calendar. During the festival, Muslims exchange gifts, greet their neighbours as a mark of solidarity and brotherhood. Muslims observe this day with great enthusiasm.


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