Eid-ul-Fitr being celebrated across country; PM Modi extends greetings to nation, world leaders

Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety in various parts of the country on Thursday. The festival marks the culmination of the fasting holy month of Ramzan.

The faithfuls will offer Eid prayers in Eidgahs and mosques. In Delhi, main Eid congregations are being held at the Jama Masjid, Fatehpuri Masjid and Shahi Eidgah. Prayers were also offered at Eidgah in Bhopal.

Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the occasion. In Kerala and Jammu and Kashmir, Eid was celebrated yesterday.

PM Modi also wished, “My greetings and best wishes on Eid-ul-Fitr. May this special day deepen the spirit of harmony and peace in society.” He also said that he wished Eid greetings to HM King Salman.”Spoke to President Rouhani, President Ghani, PM Nawaz Sharif, PM Sheikh Hasina & President Yameen and greeted them on Eid,” he tweeted.