SRINAGAR: Chief minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayed and governor N.N Vohra on Friday greeted people on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, wishing them well-being and prosperity.
In his message on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr, Mufti Sayed reminded the people about the essence of the festival, especially re-membering the poor and needy and sharing happiness with them.
The chief minister urged the people to celebrate the occasion with those who were ravaged in the floods of 2014.
“Eid embeds the message of taking care of the needy and making them part of the happiness by extending financial support to them,” he said.
Mufti Sayed said the spirit behind observance of Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month, is to express our gratitude to the Almighty Allah for giving us courage to observe fasts in Ramadhan and rededicate ourselves to truthfulness, sincerity, self-control, patience and piety, thus showing complete obedience to Allah.
He expressed hope that this holy occasion will strengthen the bonds of communal harmony and bring peace, prosperity and well-being to the State and the people all over the world.
Governor N.N Vohra conveyed warm greetings to the people of the state on the joyous occasion.
In a message of felicitations, the governor expressed hope that the occasion would be the harbinger of peace, progress, prosper-ity and happiness and would strengthen the bonds of communal harmony, brotherhood and amity, which are the hallmarks of J&K’s glorious pluralistic traditions.