Is it permissible to congratulate non-muslim neighbors or acquaintances on their festivals, new year and Christmas?

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My christian friends always congratulate me during our eids. so is it true for a Muslim to congratulate non-muslim neighbors or acquaintances on their festivals, new year and Christmas?
The Answer

Dear Brother / Sister,

It is unobjectionable for Muslims to wish non-Muslim neighbors or acquaintances happy or merry festivals, new year and Christmas in terms of human relations. However, it is not permissible to imitate Christian customs and traditions.

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