Washington, June 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr and wished the spirit of peace and brotherhood may prevail. Also Read - UK PM Boris Johnson Offers Days Off From Lockdown To Form 'Christmas Bubble'

“Eid-ul-Fitr greetings! May this auspicious day further the spirit of peace and brotherhood in our society,” Modi said in a tweet here on Sunday night. Also Read - US Elections 2020: Fearing Post-Poll Violence, Stores Barricade Windows & Install Wooden Planks

Eid-ul-Fitr translates as “the festival of breaking the fast”. Also Read - Indian-American Professor Goes Missing on Mount Rainier Hike, Family Puts up Social Media Posts Asking For Help

During the month of Ramadan, Muslims perform one of the five pillars of Islam — the fast.

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