The Governor Baby Rani Maurya and chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat have greeted the citizens, especially members of the Muslim community on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. The chief minister also requested the people to offer prayers at home and observe necessary precautions while celebrating the occasion.
In her message, the governor said that various festivals of people following different religions in India encourage social harmony. Eid-ul-Fitr sends the message of affection, brotherhood and good deeds. “I am confident that this festival will help in developing an atmosphere of peace and cordiality in society to encourage brotherhood,” said the governor in her message to the public.
Expressing similar sentiments, the chief minister said that the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr brings a message of brotherhood and cordiality. He also requested people to offer their prayers at home and also maintain social distancing properly while celebrating the occasion.
It is pertinent to mention here that though thousands of Muslims throng mosques on the occasion of Eid, the government has prohibited religious congregations of any kind as part of measures in place to contain the spread of Covid-19.