New Delhi Oct 19 : President m Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted people on the occasion of Eid-e-MRailad-un-Nabi on Tuesday.
“Good wishes to all fellow citizens, especially to our Muslim brothers and sisters on Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Muhammad. Let us take inspiration from Prophet’s life & ideals and work for the prosperity of society and promotion of peace & harmony in the country,” Kovind tweeted.
Eid Milad-un-Nabi, also know as Eid-e-Milad is celebrated annually to commemorate the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad. The occasion is observed in the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal, which is the third month in the Islamic lunar calendar, commencing with the sighting of the moon.
The occasion also marks the death anniversary of the Prophet.