From Mumbai Police to politicians, how everyone extended greetings on Eid-E-Milad-Un-Nabi


Muslims across the globe on Wednesday marked the birth anniversary of the last Prophet, Mohammad (Peace Be Upon Him). This day is celebrated as Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi by Muslims across the world.

While Eid-E-Milad-Un-Nabi trended as a top topic, politicians, members of civil society and key institutions extended their greetings on the occasion. Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote, “Greetings on Milad-Un-Nabi. We remember the noble teachings of the venerable Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) and pray that there is harmony, brotherhood and peace all around.”

Congress President Rahul Gandhi wrote, “Heartiest greetings to people of the country on the occasion of Eid-E-Milad-Un-Nabi.”

The Mumbai Police in its greeting wrote, “May this Eid-E-Milad-Un-Nabi be filled with joy & peace and may your lives be showered with abundant happiness and prosperity. #EidMiladUnNabi Mubarak.

Former deputy chief minister of Bihar and RJD leader, Tejashwi Yadav wrote, “Heartiest greetings on the auspicious occasion of #EidMiladUnNabi . May your lives be filled with peace, prosperity, positivity, compassion and kindness! Wish you a Happy Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi.”

Commissioner of Mumbai Police tweeted, “May this Eid-E-Milad-Un-Nabi bring Happiness and Endless Blessings #EidMiladUnNabi.”

Down south, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy wrote, “Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi greetings on the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad. May his teachings guide us all towards peace, prosperity and happiness.” Jagan is the president of the YSR Congress Party.

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu wrote, “#EidMubarak to all my brothers and sisters. May this Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi fill your lives with happiness and your hearts with joy.”

Karnataka’s deputy chief minister, Dr G Parameshwara, wrote, “This Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi, may you all be showered with choicest blessings of Allah. I pray that your hearts and homes are filled with happiness and peace. Eid Mubarak to all.”

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote, “”My best wishes and heartiest greetings to all on the occasion of Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of the Holy Prophet. May the spirit of love and service to humanity, tolerance and universal brotherhood, which the Holy Prophet preached, kindle our lives with joy and happiness.”

Born in Mecca in the 7th century, Prophet Mohammad (Peace Be Upon Him) is regarded as the greatest gift to mankind by Muslims. He was responsible for eradicating several evil practices including the rampant female infanticide from the Arab society. Muslims’ Holy book, the Quran was revealed upon him with its first verse stressing on the need for education.

Muslims all over the world are expected to follow his life, also known as sunnah. According to the Muslims, Hazrat Mohammad (Peace Be Upon Him) was the last Prophet.

In India, the day is marked as a national holiday.