New Delhi/Jammu/Srinagar, November 16 (Scoop News) – The President of India, Pratibha Devisingh Patil, Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari, The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, J&K Governor N. N. Vohra, Chief Minster Omar Abdulla, Council of Ministers and other leaders of political parties have greeted people on the auspicious occasion of Idu’l Zuha .
The President of India, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil has greeted fellow citizens on the occasion of Idu’l Zuha, which is being celebrated tomorrow.
In her message the President has said, “On the auspicious occasion of Idu’l Zuha, I convey my cordial greetings and good wishes to all my fellow citizens and to my Muslim brothers and sisters in particular.
May the festival bring all the communities and religions of
The Vice President of India M.Hamid Ansari has greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Id-Ul-Zuha. In his message he has said that the festival celebrates the spirit of sacrifice and promotes the feeling of compassion and love to serve the poor and the needy. He called upon the people to celebrate this festival with joy of sharing, charity and serve the cause of humanity.
In a massage he said,“I convey my good wishes to the people of our country on the auspicious occasion of Id-Ul-Zuha. The festival celebrates the spirit of sacrifice and promotes the feeling of compassion and love to serve the poor and the needy.Let us celebrate this festival with joy of sharing, charity and serve the cause of humanity.”
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion of Id-ul-Zuha.
In his message, the Prime Minister said that Id-ul-Zuha is an occasion to remember the spirit of supreme sacrifice of Hazrat Ibrahim. The festival teaches us to be humble, charitable and to work for the greater good of humankind. “May Id-ul-Zuha usher in happiness and prosperity for all our countrymen”, the Prime Minister added.
The Governor of J&K , N. N. Vohra, has greeted the people on Eid-ul-Azha and hoped that this auspicious occasion would be a harbinger of peace, progress and prosperity in the State.
In his message of felicitations, the Governor observed that festivals strengthen the bonds of communal harmony, brotherhood, amity, tranquility and their celebration revives the glorious pluralistic ethos for which the people of
Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah has felicitated people on Eid-ul-Azha wishing them prosperity and well-being.
In his Eid Message, Omar Abdullah described the holy day an occasion of expressing ones sincerity and belief in righteousness to seek the munificence and forgiveness from the Almighty Allah.
Omar Abdullah said the philosophy of Eid-ul-Azha teaches us to make sincerity and truthfulness benchmark in undertaking all activities in the life. “Allah sees the spirit behind performing our service to Him and the people in general. He tests our sincerity on this count and showers His blessings accordingly”, Omar elaborated.
“Let us celebrate the Eid with religious sanctity and traditional fervor of amity and brotherhood and spread the message of love and peace to all” he said and called for sharing Eid joys with poor and needy, the essence of Eid celebrations.
The Chief Minister extended his greetings to the people of the country in general and Muslims in particular. He expressed the hope that the day would be herald of peace and development in the country. He prayed for tranquility and prosperity in the State.
The Council of Ministers today extended warm wishes to people of the state on the auspicious occasion of Eid-Ul-Azha.
In their felicitation message, the Ministers said that such festivals provide an opportunity to us to express our love and affection for our brethren thus further cementing the bonds of amity and communal harmony. They hoped that the day will bring in the state a new dawn of peace, progress and prosperity steering the state towards tremendous development. They also prayed for welfare and growth of people of the state.
The Ministers included Minister for Finance, Abdul Rahim Rather, Minister for Education, Peerzada Mohammad Syeed, Minister for Rural Development, Ali Mohammad Sagar, Minister for Forests, Mian Altaf Ahmad, Minister for PHE, Taj Mohi-ud-Din, Minister for Tourism Nawang Rigzin Jora, Minister for Health, Sham Lal Sharma, Minister for CA&PD, QamarAli Akhoon, Minister for Medical Education, R. S. Chib, Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Hassan Mir, Minister for Social Welfare, Ms. Sakina Itoo, Minister for Revenue and Relief, Raman Bhalla, Minister for Animal and Sheep Husbandry, Aga Syed Ruhullah Mehdi and Minister for Higher Education, Abdul Gani Malik.
Minister of State for Cooperative, Dr. Manohar Lal Sharma, Minister of State for CA&PD, Shabir Ahmad Khan, Minister of State for Tourism, Nasir Aslam Wani and Minister of State for Roads and Buildings, Javid Ahmad Dar have also extended their greetings on the occasion.
Advisors to Chief Minister, Mubarak Gul and Devender Singh Rana have extended Eid greetings to the people.
Speaker, J&K Legislative Assembly, Mohammad Akbar Lone and Vice-Chairman, J&K legislative Council, S. Arvinder Singh Micky today wished the people of the State a peaceful and prosperous Eid-ul-Azha.
In their message, they emphasized the need of following the preaching of Prophets which inspires us to pursue the righteous path of sacrifice. They hoped that the day will be harbinger of peace, prosperity and brotherhood.
Meanwhile, Deputy Speaker, J&K Legislative Assembly, Sartaj Madni also extended heartiest greetings to the people of the State.
Meanwhile, MLA Kulgam and State Secretary, CPI (M), M. Y. Tarigami has also extended warm wishes to the people on the auspicious occasion of Eid and prayed for peace and prosperity of the State.
The Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr. Asgar H. Samoon has greeted the people of
The Director General of Police Kashmir, Kuldeep Khoda has felicitated all People of Jammu and
Additional Director General of Police, K. Rajindera also in his message wished Happy Eid to the People of Kashmir, Police personnel and, their families, on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha.
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BJP State President Shamsher Singh Manhas on the joyous occasion of Id-ul-Azah extended heartiest greetings to the Muslim brothers. He expressed hope that this festival would being happiness and prosperity to Muslim and also rest of the communities of the state. He prayed that on this occasion let such forces who are against unity and integrity of the country become wiser and patriotic.
It may be mentioned here that Eid is a festival of Muslims that is celebrated all over the world. Eid-ul-Adha is also known as the festival of sacrifice and sacrifice feast. Eid- ul- Adha is celebrated on the tenth day of Dhuj Hijja, the Islamic month according to the lunar Islamic calendar. Eid- ul- Adha accurs approximately seventy days after the end of Ramadan month. The festival of Eid- ul- Adha is celebrated in the remembrance of prophet Abraham’s readiness to forfeit Ishmael, his son for god. The story about this festival tells, how Abraham was ready to kill his son and remained true to God. The story tells, how Allah told Abraham, to lift up the foundation of Kaaba that was a holy place in Mecca.God also asked Abraham to sacrifice his son, in a dream. Abraham along with his son started moving towards Mina for the sacrifice. Some of the daemons tried to direct Abraham away from his way but Abraham was true to god and as he was just set to kill his son, God stopped him and gave him a sheep to sacrifice instead of sacrificing his son. This festival is thereby said to be a festival of sacrifice. Some people celebrate Eid- ul- Adha because it ends the pilgrimage or Hajj for those Muslims who make a trip to