Nagpur: Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated across the country on Thursday (July 7). The Maharashtra Government, according a pre-declared scheduled, had announced public holiday on Wednesday (July 6). But since Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated on Thursday, the Government has allowed Muslim officials and employees working in its different offices to take optional leave on Thursday without the prior permission for celebrating the festival, said a press release issued by DGIPR.
The Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis extended his greetings to people on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Fadnavis said, “The teachings and messages of Hazrat Mohammed Paigamber on truth, good thinking, good actions, peace, equality and brotherhood will take you all on development path.” He further said, “Eid ul-Fitr is a time to strengthen family ties, renew friendships, and show compassion and humanity towards those in need,” Fadnavis said. ‘Eid Mubarak.’