Jan 13, 2014, 11:37 PM
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Indian President, VP, Prime Minister greet nation on Milad-un-Nabi

New Delhi, Jan 13, IRNA – India's President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President M Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of Milad-un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of the Holy Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).

'On the auspicious occasion of Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of the Holy Prophet, I convey my greetings and good wishes to all my fellow citizens in India and abroad. May the message of selflessness and brotherhood preached by the Holy Prophet inspire us to promote unity and friendship amongst all peoples. May the eternally relevant teachings of the Prophet inspire us to re-dedicate ourselves for the well-being of humanity,' Pranab said in his message.



Greeting the nation on the auspicious occasion, the Prime Minister said that the life of the Holy Prophet teaches us to be selfless and care for the less fortunate.



His message inspires us to work for peace and brotherhood.



'May the festival spread peace, harmony and compassion among all,' Manmohan Singh added.



In his greeting message, the Vice President has said that the noble life and eternal message of the Holy Prophet shows us the virtuous path of compassion, tolerance and peaceful co-existence.



'I convey my warm greetings and good wishes to the citizens of our country on the blessed occasion of Milad-un-Nabi, birthday of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH),' said Hamid Ansari.



The noble life and eternal message of the Holy Prophet shows us the virtuous path of compassion, tolerance and peaceful co-existence. On this auspicious occasion, let us all firmly resolve to build a peaceful, compassionate and fraternal society,” he added.



Sunni Muslims observe the birthday of Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) on the 12th day of the Islamic month of Rabi’al-awwal while Shi’ite Muslims mark it on the 17th of this month, fall this year on 14 and 19th January, respectively.



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