PM Modi, other Indian leaders extend Eid Miladun Nabi greetings to Muslims

11:46 PM | 21 Nov, 2018
PM Modi, other Indian leaders extend Eid Miladun Nabi greetings to Muslims
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NEW DELHI - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extended his greetings on this year’s joyous occasion of Eid Miladun Nabi (PBUH).

"We remember the noble teachings of the venerable Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) and pray that there is harmony, brotherhood and peace all around," he wrote on Twitter.

President Ramnath Kovind also shared good wishes to citizens and Indians abroad on Eid Milad Un Nabi. "On the occasion of Milad-un-Nabi, the Prophet's birthday, good wishes to all fellow citizens, especially our Muslim brothers and sisters in India and abroad," he wrote.

Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu wrote, "I convey my warm greetings and best wishes to the people of our country on the occasion of Milad-un-Nabi/Eid-E-Milad - celebrated as the Birthday of Prophet Mohammad. Prophet Mohammad showed humanity the righteous path of compassion and universal brotherhood."

Congress President Rahul Gandhi also extended his best wishes (in Hindi) on the occasion:

Eid Miladun Nabi, a day dedicated to the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and his teachings, is celebrated every year.

The Prophet was believed to be born on the twelfth day of Rabi-ul-Awwal — which is the third month of the Islamic lunar calendar — in Makkah in 570 CE.