Srinagar, Jun 4 (UNI) Chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Wakf Board Khursheed Ahmad Ganai and state Chief secretary B V R Subhramanyam on Tuesday greeted people on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.
Mr Ganai, who is also advisor to the Governor, extended his warm greetings to the people and prayed that Almighty Allah reward the Rozadars with His bounties and mercy.
Urging the people to celebrate Eid with simplicity, Ganai said that Allah commands us to be not amongst those who indulge in extravagance, which He dislikes.
He also made a fervent appeal to the people to avoid wastage of food and resources and be conscious towards their neighbours, orphans and the needy so that they also become part of the Eid celebrations.
The Chairman Wakf Board also prayed for peace, progress and prosperity in the state.
Chief Secretary Subhramanyam has also extended warm greetings to the people of the State.
In his message, the Chief Secretary said that the festival marks the culmination of Ramadan - the month of intense devotion, worship, blessings and forgiveness. Ramadan gives an opportunity to mould and develop one’s character and symbolises rededicating the self to the spirit of compassion, peace, patience and discipline, he said.
Eid is a manifestation of the spirit of Ramadan. It is a commemoration that marks solidarity through special prayers, sympathy for the poor, needy and the less fortunate and forgiveness as a reward to those who observe the obligatory fast for the month.
On the occasion, Chief Secretary prayed for prosperity and happiness to the people of in the state.