Dimapur, July 20: Governor of Nagaland R N Ravi has extended warm Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) greetings to the people of Nagaland, particularly to the Muslim community.
In a message, the Governor said this festival epitomizes the noble values of sacrifice, trust and forgiveness. He hoped that this sacred occasion will usher in good will, harmony and further strengthen the values of our society.
Urging everyone to celebrate following COVID-19 appropriate behaviors, the Governor wished all good health, peace and prosperity.
Deputy Chief Minister and BLP leader, Y Patton has extended greetings on the occasion of Id-ul Zuha. He said during the festival one should pray for peace, tranquility and healing, which should reign supreme.
He also said that mass gatherings are to be avoided so as to stop community spread of Coronavirus.
On behalf of state BJP legislators, the Deputy Chief Minister conveyed best wishes to the Muslim community throughout the world.
The Muslim Council Dimapur has extended Idd greetings to all citizens of Nagaland on the occasion of Idd uz Zuha festival which falls on July 21.
A Rahman, Working President of MCD requested all Muslims to strictly follow the Covid guidelines enforced by the Government of Nagaland while performing Namaz at different prayer houses and also pray for the well-being of all citizens of Nagaland especially during this current pandemic.
The MCD informed all Masjid management committees to strictly enforce Covid SOPs during Idd prayers and also try to segregate the prayer timings into two groups and allow only vaccinated males to perform Namaz inside the Mosque.
It also requested all Muslims that since it’s a festival for sacrifice of animals one should be very careful of the sentiments of other citizens and maintain a peaceful atmosphere.
NPF Minority Wing:
The NPF Minority Wing has greeted the Muslim community brothers & Sisters of Nagaland and neighbouring area on the happy and auspicious occasion of Eid al-Adha, also known as the festival of sacrifice/Qurbani.
The Central President of the Wing, Bishnu Bhattacharjee expressed hope that this auspicious occasion would be the herald of sustained peace, progress, prosperity and happiness and would further strengthen the bonds of ‘harmony, brotherhood and amity’, which are the hallmarks of the secularity in our country.
(Page News Service)