Christmas being observed

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Christmas

MNA Feature Desk: The Christian community across the country is celebrating the holy Christmas on Monday (December 25) commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ amid festivity and religious fervor.

It is the biggest religious festival for Christian community around the globe. It is also the celebration of a rebirth through the teachings of Jesus Christ- forgiveness and peace.

To mark the day, Christians will offer special prayers, illuminate churches, decorate Christmas trees at homes and places of worships and missions.

The day is a public holiday.

Bangladesh Television, Bangladesh Betar and private television channels will air special programs while national dailies and online news portals will publish special writings marking the day.

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued messages greeting the Christians of the country on the eve of the day.

Relatively elder people of the community attired in the outfit of Santa Claus would make fun with children and distribute gifts as part of a universal Christian practice.