President, Vice President greet nation ahead of Id-ul-Zuha

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New Delhi, Nov 27 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil and Vice President Hamid Ansari today greeted the nation ahead of Id-ul-Zuha, which will be celebrated tomorrow.

In her message, Patil said: "On the auspicious occasion of Id-ul-Zuha, I extend my greetings and good wishes to all my fellow citizens.

"May this festival enrich our composite culture and strengthen our unity and harmony and inspire us to work for the well-being of all", she added.

Ansari said the festival commemorates the spirit of sacrifice shown by Prophet Ibrahim and reaffirms the truth that from man's complete willingness to sacrifice springs divine grace and compassion.

"May the noble spirit of the day bring lasting happiness to mankind," he added. Eid-ul-Zuha or Baqr-e-Eid marks the end of the Hajj. (ANI)

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