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PM Modi greets nation on occasion of Milad-un-Nabi

ANI
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Dec 02, 2017, 09:21 AM IST

PM Modi greeted the nation on the occasion of Milad-un-Nabi, which is commemorated in Rabi'al-awwal, the third month in the religious calendar. Photograph:(Zee News Network)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the nation of the occasion of Milad-un-Nabi, which marks the birthday of Prophet Muhammad.

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The Prime Minister took to Twitter and said, "Greetings on Id-E-Milad. May the teachings of Prophet Mohammad further the spirit of harmony in our society."

Milad-un-Nabi is commemorated in Rabi'al-awwal, the third month in the religious calendar.Based on the lunar calendar, the date of Milad-un-Nabi varies around the world.

In some parts of India, Karnataka and Telangana, the festival did not start until Saturday because the moon was not sighted until later.