Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister
Omar Abdullah prayed for peace and prosperity in the state
on Thursday on the eve of Jum`at-ul-Vida, the last Friday of the
Muslim fasting month of Ramzan.
In his message, Omar highlighted the significance of the
day for the Muslims observing fast and controlling all human
instincts to please Allah and seek his forgiveness and
blessings, an official spokesperson said.
"The day is the occasion of expressing gratitude to the
Almighty for the unabated munificence, blessings and
benevolence showered by Him on the mankind.
"This is the occasion for the fast-observing people to
thank Allah for giving them courage and determination to
conquer thirst, hunger, anger, emotion and repulse all
influences of evils, and be kind to all showing special
attention to the needy and poor," he said.