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Sports fraternity extends greetings on `Eid-ul-Fitr`

News Agencies | Updated on: 26 June 2017, 15:12 IST

The sports fraternity has come in unison to extend their warm wishes on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.

From former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif to legendary speedster Shoaib Akhtar, all took to their social media handles to pour their wishes to the people on the auspicious occasion of Eid.

Taking to his Twitter account, Kaif? said that he is celebrating the occasion at his home in Allahabad.

"Enjoying Eid Celebrations at home in Allahabad. Sewain ki feel hi khaas hai .#EidMubarak," Kaif wrote.

"EID Mubarak & here ..Shabby ki jappi for every1 on this special day," said `Rawalpindi Express` Akhtar.

Here are some other wishes from sports celebrities:

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil?- "0Wishing you and your loved ones a blessed Eid! #EidMubarak."

Indian opener Rohit Sharma- "Wishing you smiles and all things nice. May this Eid bring all the comforts, joy and laughter you have ever wished #EidMubarak."

Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag- "Greetings to all celebrating Eid-Ul-Fitr . May you live in peace, joy and love.#EidMubarak."

Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan?- "Wishing everyone Eid Mubarak.may u all have great Eid n year ahead.Do ur extra bit n make sure to spread love the world needs it #EidMubark."

Pakistan left-arm pacer Mohammad Irfan- "Islam is to do good to others, whether Muslim or Non-Muslim, and demand nothing in return. Eid Mubarak! Spread love, peace and light."

Former Pakistan skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq- "Eid Mubarak! Let's not forget the people in need around us. You can become a source of light & happiness for such people. Duas for everyone!"

Pakistan spin bowling coach Mushtaq Ahmed?- "The true message of Eid is to bring happiness to the needful people. May Allah SWT make things easy for everyone out there, Ameen."

Eid-ul-Fitr, or Eid, is an important religious festival celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramzan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.

Ramzan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar is observed as a fasting period by the Muslims world over who abstain from food and water during the period between sunrise to sunset.


First published: 26 June 2017, 15:12 IST