Odisha celebrates Christmas with gaiety and fervour
26 December, 2017, 04:12 | Author: Marjorie Miles
Christmas was celebrated on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir with traditional enthusiasm and religious fervour with members of the small population of Christians in the valley thronging churches for Mass as special prayers were held for world peace.
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People belonging to different faiths greeted their Christian brethren on the occasion. It is a day set aside to recognize the birth of their Saviour, Jesus Christ, and to give thanks to God for the gift of salvation.
Silent Monks performe a "vocal" Christmas music concert by "singing" Sing Halleluiah. The prayers were followed by distribution of candies and cutting of cakes.
The devotees in all the churches lauded the communal brotherhood of Kashmir and prayed for peace and prosperity in Kashmir.
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The Tourism Department in Gulmarg had made elaborate arrangements for making the festival grand lighting up lanterns and organizing cultural programmes.
Hafeez said skiing and snowboarding championships would also be held during the winter season.
Shah said the officials of the Tourism department would also attend travel and trade fairs to woo more tourists to Kashmir. The Christian community also attended the special services on Sunday and visited their relatives and friends to exchange Christmas greetings.
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