New Delhi, Jul 20 (PTI) President Ram Nath Kovind Tuesday greeted citizens on the eve of Eid-ul-Adha and asked all to pledge to fight COVID-19 by adopting measures to prevent its spread, according to an official communiqué.
Eid-ul-Adha is a festival to express gratitude to the spirit of love, selflessness and sacrifice, and to work together for unity and fraternity in an inclusive society, he said.
The festival is also an opportunity to share happiness and help the poor and destitute people, the statement issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan said.
'Let us pledge to fight COVID-19 by adopting measures to prevent its spread and work for happiness and well-being of every section of the society,' Kovind said.
In his message, the president has said, 'On the occasion of Eid-uz-Zuha, I extend my greetings and best wishes to all the fellow citizens, especially our Muslim brothers and sisters.' PTI AKV AKV TIR TIR