President greets nation on Eid Milad-un-Nabi

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Mohammed, which is being observed on December 12 this year.

The Prophet’s birthday falls on the 12th day of the Islamic month of Rabi-ul-Awwal.

“On the auspicious occasion of Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of the Holy Prophet, I extend my heartiest greetings and best wishes to all my fellow countrymen, in India and abroad,” the President said in a message.

“May the message of the Holy Prophet inspire us to work towards universal brotherhood, compassion, tolerance and the well-being of all. Let’s recall the life and ideals of Hazrat Mohammed Saheb and re-dedicate ourselves to the service of humanity,” Mukherjee said.

–IANS

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