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The News Minute | January 4, 2015 | 10:40 am IST Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday greeted people on the occasion of Prophet Mohammad's birthday Eid Milad-un-Nabi, hoping that the "spirit of peace, harmony and compassion" be strengthened. "Greetings on the auspicious occasion of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi. May the spirit of peace, harmony & compassion be strengthened in society," Modi said in a tweet. Greetings on the auspicious occasion of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi. May the spirit of peace, harmony & compassion be strengthened in society. — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 4, 2015 Muslims celebrate this day by remembering episodes from the life of the Prophet Muhammad or by reciting devotional poetry and hymns.  Parents are given the opportunity to teach their children about the Prophet's teachings, bravery, and forgiving character. Some families also make sure to donate to charity on this day. Vice President M Hamid Ansari also extended his greetings and good wishes to all citizens. With IANS Tweet

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