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CS, Div Com greet people on Eid-ul-Azha

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SRINAGAR : Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam, today extended greetings to the people on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, wishing them well being and prosperity.

In his message on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha, Chief Secretary said the holy occasion of Eid-ul-Azha symbolizes the strength of faith and sacrifice to be on the righteous path and emphasizes the spirit of charity and good deeds.

Chief Secretary prayed that the festival becomes a harbinger of peace and further strengthens the bond of communal harmony, mutual brotherhood, amity, and tranquility.

Keeping in view the evolving COVID-19 pandemic situation, Chief Secretary urged people to adopt self-health protection measures during the festivities and maintain social distancing to prevent further spread of COVID-19.

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole also greeted people on the eve of Eid-ul-Adha.

While extending his heartiest greetings to the general public, the Div Com prayed for peace and prosperity in the UT.

He said this is a special occasion; however, people must strictly adhere to Covid-19 SOPs and guidelines while celebrating the festivity as the whole world is engulfed by the deadly pandemic.

The Div Com further appealed people to offer Eid-ul-Adha prayers at home besides avoiding large gatherings and thronging to public or religious places.

“Let us pray that we overcome this pandemic situation and I appeal people to follow all SOPs while marking this festive occasion”, he added.

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