Ramzan 2023: Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with gusto, fervour in Telugu states
Muslims throughout the Telugu state gathered with friends and families to celebrate the holy festival, greeting one another with Eid wishes
HYDERABAD: Eid-ul-Fitr, also known as Eid al-Fitr, one of Islam's most auspicious and holy festivals, is being celebrated across the country on Saturday following the sighting of the crescent Shawwal moon across multiple countries, including India.
Muslims throughout the Telugu state gathered with friends and families to celebrate the holy festival, greeting one another with Eid wishes. They prepared delectable Eid dishes such as Biryani, Sheer kurma, and other cuisines and shared them with family members, relatives, and friends.
All family members were seen dressed up in new outfits purchased during Ramzan and wearing them when visiting friends, family, and relatives on Eid-ul-Fitr.
Elders in the family offer Edi to the family's younger ones. Men in the family gathered at mosques to offer Eid prayers with the community. Following the prayers, people exchanged hugs and greetings, as well as gifts.
Eid is an important festival for Muslims worldwide because it follows Ramadan, the month of fasting during which Muslims refrain from eating, drinking, and smoking. The month is also considered a time for contemplation, spiritual purification, self-discipline, and showing devotion to Allah.
Telangana CM KCR greets people
Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao wished Muslim brothers a happy Ramzan. Chief Minister KCR urged Muslims to celebrate Eid Ul Fitr with all family members and relatives in the spirit of discipline, fraternity, dedication, and spirituality instilled by Ramzan fasting.
The Chief Minister prayed that Telangana State would prosper with Almighty Allah's blessings and that people would live happily together with God's blessings.
KCR said Telangana represents the culture of 'Ganga, Jamuni Tehzeeb,' and that the state administration was always devoted to maintaining secularism and religious peace.
The Chief Minister stated that the State Government provided assistance to the Muslim community in a variety of areas, including education and jobs. He stated that numerous projects were implemented to bring about a qualitative transformation in the lives of Muslims.
AP CM YS Jagan, Governor Abdul Nazeer extend greetings
Governor Abdul Nazeer expressed his wishes, saying that Ramzan was a time of dedication, fasting, generosity, and self-accountability.
"On the solemn occasion of the culmination of the Holy month of Ramzan as Eid-ul-Fitr, I convey my warm greetings and good wishes to all the Muslim brethren in Andhra Pradesh," Nazeer said in a statement issued by the Raj Bhavan.
He noted that during this month of forgiveness, every Muslim drew closer to God, and that the teachings of the holy Quran had changed society throughout the millennia.
Chief Minister Reddy YS Jaganmohan Reddy wished for the fulfilment of Muslim brothers' prayers and hoped for the welfare of the state through Allah's blessings. He stated that Ramzan is a great festival that takes away the vices, injustice and hatred in people.