Christmas Day celebrated in Ctg

Christmas Day celebrated in Ctg

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Christmas Day, the biggest religious festival of the Christians community marking the birth of Jesus Christ, was celebrated in the port city as elsewhere in the country with huge festivity and fanfare.Churches and adjoining areas were decorated with colorful tiny blinking lights and illuminated Christmas trees were placed with a star standing right on top.On the occasion, special dishes were prepared in the families of members of the community and the children were seen seeking blessings from the elders.Apart from organizing special prayers in churches, cutting Christmas cakes, carol singing, exchange of pleasantries and decoration of Xmas trees and main houses of the Christian were the major features of the day.Churches in the city’s Pathargata and Jamal Khan Road vibrated with daylong frequent visit of Christians where they joined in special prayers.Christian religious leaders in the port city exchanged pleasantries with dignitaries on the occasion this evening.Chief priest of the Patharghata Cathedral Church Gordon Dayes, along with local elite and elected representatives sliced the Xmas cake at the reception function in presence of a good number of dignitaries.Local elite exchanged greetings with the leaders of Christain community in Chittagong. Besides, Hotel Peninsula Chittagong arranged a “Kids’ Party with Shanta” on the occasion of the holy day.A huge size Christmas cake was cut by the hotel authority with children of different ages who were present there.CHITTAGONG (BSS)

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