Muslims in Assam joined the rest of the county, as they offered morning namaz on the occasion of Eid-uz-Zuha, also known as Eid-al-Adha, and prayed for peace and amity in the State in particular and across the world in general.
Morning namaz was offered in mosques and Eidgahs across the State that was followed by the customary quarbani.
At many places, women also joined men in offering Eid Namaz.
Meanwhile, President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu, among others, greeted people on the occasion of Eid.
Eid Mubarak to all fellow citizens, especially to our Muslim brothers & sisters in India and abroad.
Idu'I Zuha symbolizes love, fraternity and service to humanity. Let us commit ourselves to these universal values that represent our composite culture #PresidentKovind
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) August 12, 2019
I extend my warm greetings to the people of our country on the auspicious occasion of ‘Id-ul-Zuha’
The festival is an ode to the virtues of devotion, faith and sacrifice and inspires feelings of brotherhood, compassion and unity.#IdulZuha
— VicePresidentOfIndia (@VPSecretariat) August 12, 2019
My best wishes on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. I hope it furthers the spirit of peace and happiness in our society. Eid Mubarak!
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 12, 2019
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Finance, Health & PWD Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma also greeted people saying that the festival will further strengthen the bonds of brotherhood and spread peace and amity in the State.
— Sarbananda Sonowal (@sarbanandsonwal) August 12, 2019
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) August 12, 2019