In a tweet, Pradhan said, “Warm greetings to everyone on the pious occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr. May this festival deepen the bond of brotherhood and bring health, happiness, peace and prosperity for all.”
Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated by Muslims on the last day of the holy month of Ramzan. The festival is being celebrated with simplicity and solemnity across the country today amidst the second wave of Covid-19.
In another tweet, the Union Minister greeted people on the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya.
“Hearty greetings to everyone on the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya. May the blessings of Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi remain on everyone. I wish this festival to bring health, happiness, prosperity, fame and glory in everyone's life,” Pradhan tweeted in Hindi.
Akshaya Tritiya is celebrated every year in the month of April/May and is considered auspicious from beginning to end. Named after the third lunar of the spring month of Vaisakha in the Hindu calendar, this festival is celebrated by the Hindus and Jains as an annual spring festival in India and Nepal.
Pradhan also greeted people on the occasion of Lord Parshuram's birth anniversary.