As Muslims celebrate end of holy month of Ramadan, Prez, VP, IEC chair say 'Eid Mubarak!'
People of Muslim faith in Nepal and all over the world are celebrating the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr (often abbreviated to Eid), which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, on Friday.
Muslim girls in prayer on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr festival, which marks the end of the holy...
The Muslim community in the country is celebrating the festival, which bears important religious significance, by attending special congregational prayers in mosques across the country.
The largest festival of Muslims is marked by reading special prayers from the Muslim holy book Koran, visits to friends and family and exchanging best wishes with each other.
On the day of the celebration, a typical Muslim family wakes up very early and after the first normal everyday prayer, is required to eat in a small quantity, symbolising the end of Ramadan. After the special prayers, festivities and merriment are commonly observed with visits to the homes of relatives and friends to ask Allah for blessings.
It is also a day of forgiveness, moral victory, peace of congregation, fellowship, brotherhood and unity.
Meanwhile, President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has extended greetings to all Nepali Muslims brothers and sisters at home and abroad on the occasion of the great festival of Muslim community of Eid.
In his Eid message, the President has also wished that may this Eid-al-Fitr inspire us all to enhance mutual solidarity, goodwill, cooperation and fraternity by preserving and promoting all festivals, languages, culture and traditions active in the country.
Likewise, Vice-President Parmanand Jha has extended best wishes on the occasion of Eid (EId al-Fitr).
In the message, Vice-president Jha has expressed confidence that the festival would help enhance mutual goodwill, tolerance and fraternity among Nepalis.
Likewise, Chairman of the Interim Election Council of Ministers Khil Raj Regmi has extended best wishes to all Muslim sisters and brothers on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr.
In his message, Chairman Regmi has stated that social goodwill, coordination and robust unity is today's need to institutionalize Nepal's cultural diversity for eternal period.
He said that our cultural relation and Nepali unity is important for happiness, peace and prosperity, and equally important for maintaining stable political system.
Chairman Regmi has stated that making the November 19 CA elections a success is main goal of the hour to draft an inclusive constitution to ensure rights of all classes, communities, religions and regions.
Similarly, leaders of different political parties and organizations have also extended wishes to all Muslims brothers and sisters living at home and abroad.
In their messages, the leaders have wished for unity, love, good will and fraternity among all communities and castes.
Those leaders expressing wishes include Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala, Madhesi Janadhikar Forum-Democratic Chairman Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar, Rastriya Prajatantra Party Chairman Surya Bahadur Thapa and others.
The government has declared public holiday to mark the festival of Eid. nepalnews.com