Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended his best wishes for the holy month of Ramzan.
In a tweet, Mr Modi said, Ramzan gives an important message of serving the needy and underprivileged.
He said, it also reaffirms the importance of equality, brotherhood and compassion.
The fasting month of Ramzan has begun across the country from today.
The worshippers offered special night prayers called “Traweeh”, on a reduced-scale last night adhering to Covid guidelines while in states under lockdown and curfew restrictions, peoples offered prayers at their homes.
Several Muslim clerics and scholars have appealed to Muslims to follow Covid norms and protocols during Ramzan issued by the government.
Ramzan is the ninth month of Islamic calender and Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated at the culmination of this month.
In Kerala, holy month of Ramzan began yesterday.
Support Ethical Journalism. Support The Dispatch
The Dispatch is a sincere effort in ethical journalism. Truth, Accuracy, Independence, Fairness, Impartiality, Humanity and Accountability are key elements of our editorial policy. But we are still not able to generate great stories, because we don’t have adequate resources. As more and more media falls into corporate and political control, informed citizens across the world are funding independent journalism initiatives. Here is your chance to support your local media startup and help independent journalism survive. Click the link below to make a payment of your choice and be a stakeholder in public spirited journalism