New Delhi: On Sunday, As the holy month of Ramzan began , Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed the nation and prayed that it enhances the spirit of peace and harmony in the country which is “proud” to have people from all faiths and communities.
He hailed the fact that in India, believers and athiests as well as “those believing in idol worship” and “those opposing the idol worship” co-exist peacefully.
Modi said that at last, all religions, beliefs, philosophies or conventions give the message of peace, solidarity and goodwill.
“Welcome on the begin of Ramzan. May this heavenly month improve the soul of fellowship, peace and concordance over the world,” he tweeted at the beginning of today.
Later, in his monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’, the prime minister said, “I convey my hearty greetings to everyone in India and elsewhere in the world, especially the Muslim brethren at the advent of the auspicious month of Ramazan.”
He noted that prayers, spirituality and charity are accorded the highest priority during the month of fasting.
“We Indians are exceptionally fortunate that our progenitors have made such a convention, to the point that today India and its 1.25 billion individuals can take pride in the way that individuals from all groups and confidence are accessible here,” Modi said.
“We have adjusted to the horde sorts of belief systems, distinctive methods for revering and a wide range of conventions and soaked up the specialty of coexistential living,” he included.
He expressed confidence that the holy month would be helpful in further strengthening these values of peace, unity and goodwill.