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President Pranab Mukherjee greets nation on Eid-ul-Fitr

Press Trust of India
Aug 08, 2013 at 11:34pm IST

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday greeted citizens on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr and hoped the festival will instill a sense of unity among all faiths and pride in the composite culture of country.

Eid-ul Fitr marks the culmination of the period of fasting and prayer during the holy month of Ramzan and "infuses in us a sense of brotherhood and spirit of joy", he said.

"This festival with its spirit of giving and sharing inspires all to work towards building a harmonious, peaceful and prosperous society. Let us re-dedicate ourselves on this day to the service of humanity and to elevate the life of poor and the needy," the President said in his message.

President Pranab Mukherjee greets nation on Eid-ul-Fitr

"May Eid-ul Fitr instill in all of us a sense of the essential unity of all faiths and pride in the composite culture of India", Mukherjee said.

"May Eid-ul Fitr instill in all of us a sense of the essential unity of all faiths and pride in the composite culture of India", Mukherjee said.

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