Eid celebrated across Punjab, Haryana

Muslims across Punjab and Haryana on Friday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr marking the culmination of holy fasting month of Ramzan, by offering prayers in mosques, and visiting friends and relatives.

Last Updated: Aug 09, 2013, 18:27 PM IST

Chandigarh: Muslims across Punjab and Haryana on Friday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr marking the culmination of holy fasting month of Ramzan, by offering prayers in mosques, and visiting friends and relatives.

The occasion was observed with fervour and grace across the two states including Gurdaspur, Ludhiana, Malerkotla, Ambala, Panipat, Mewat and Gurgaon.

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal greeted the people from the community, saying that "the festival symbolises brotherhood, compassion and also reflects the true spirit of our composite culture."
Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and Punjab Congress chief Pratap Singh Bajwa also greeted the people of Punjab, especially the Muslim brethren on the occasion.

PTI