Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations were marked across the globe on Saturday after a month of fasting and special prayers during Ramzan. The festival is celebrated on the first day of Shawwal, the 10th month of the Islamic lunar calendar.

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the nation. “May this auspicious day bring you happiness and celebration for the families of all and strengthen brotherhood, mutual harmony in our shared society,” tweeted Kovind.

“Eid Mubarak! May this day deepen the bonds of unity and harmony in our society,” Modi wrote on Twitter.

Congress President Rahul Gandhi also wished people. West Bengal Chief Minister attended a special prayer at Kolkata’s Red Road area and wished devotees “happiness and endless blessings”.

Devotees offer prayers at Taj Mahal in Agra. (Image credit: AFP)
Rohingya refugees offer prayers at a refugee camp in Delhi's Kalindi Kunj Delhi. (Image credit: PTI)
A man offers prayers outside a railway station in Mumbai. (Image credit: Francis Mascarenhas/Reuters)
Children celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr at Delhi's Jama Masjid. (Image credit: IANS)
Devotees pray at Dai Wali Masjid in New Delhi's Daryaganj. (Image credit: Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Children pray on the occasion of Eid in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. (Image credit: Aquil Khan/HT Photo)
People buy sweets in Pakistan's Peshawar. (Image credit: IANS)
People visit the 'Valley of Peace' cemetery on Saturday to mark the end of the month of Ramzan in Najaf, Iraq. (Image credit: Alaa Al-Marjani/Reuters)
Children a joyride at a park in New York, United States, on Friday. (Image credit: Gabriela Bhaskar/Reuters)
A Palestinian man prepares traditional cakes at a sweet shop in the city of Nablus in the occupied West Bank. (Image credit: Abed Omar Qusini/Reuters)