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26 June 2017, 02:59 | Laverne Osborne
Ramzan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, is observed as a fasting period by Muslims the world over who abstain from food and water during the period extending from 30 minutes before the sunrise to sunset.
Now, not every Muslim opened the Eid al-Fitr holiday Sunday.
The Chief Minister appealed to people not to forget the orphans, widows, destitute and all those who suffered during the nearly 30-year long turmoil in the state during the festivities of Eid and play their positive role in bringing them back to the mainstream of society by generously donating for their welfare and cause. "I firmly believe that the festival that celebrates humanity and goodness will bolster peace, brotherhood and happiness in the Valley".
Ex-Ghana president Jerry John Rawlings, as well as Vice-President of the Republic, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia have penned separate heartfelt messages to the Muslim community, urging them to remember the nation in prayers as they commemorate the Ramadan festivities.
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday sent out his wishes on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of Islam's holy month of Ramadan.
"May Eid-ul-fitr brightens our world with love, harmony and brotherhood through its unmatched message of self-discipline, sacrifice and charity", the Governor said. On Sunday during Mann Ki Baat programme, Modi said, "India's diversity is its unique characteristic, and India's diversity is also its strength". And now the festival of Eid is here.
But Trump's choice not to host an event comes after his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, refused a recommendation by the state department's office of religion and global affairs - which initiates such occasions - to host an Eid al-Fitr reception, according to Reuters.
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The Prime Minister had yesterday said that inspiration should be drawn from such pious festivals to spread happiness and to take the nation forward.
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A young girl shows of her Henna decorated hands as she celebrates the festival of Eid in Small Heath Park in Birmingham, England. Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis greeted people on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr.
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