Vice President greets people on Id-ul-Fitr

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New Delhi, Sept 20 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari today greeted the people on the occasion of Id-ul-Fitr.

In his message, Ansari said: "I offer my greetings and good wishes to all Indians, in the country and abroad, on the joyous occasion of Id-ul-Fitr that marks the end of the holy month of Ramzan. Id-ul-Fitr symbolises compassion, brotherhood and the spirit of sharing".

"May this festival fill our lives with peace, prosperity and harmony and promote fraternity among the people of our country," the Vice President added.

During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims observe a daylong fast and open it in the evening.

At the end of Ramadan, Muslims throughout the world observe a joyous three-day celebration called Id-ul-Fitr.

Id-ul-Fitr falls on the first day of Shawwal, the month, which follows Ramadan in the Islamic calendar. It is a time to give in charity to those in need, and celebrate with family and friends the completion of a month of blessings and joy. (ANI)

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