Christmas Celebrated In Kashmir

KL Report

Srinagar

photo: Bilal Bhadur

Christmas, the birth of Jesus Christ was celebrated on Tuesday across Jammu and Kashmir with fervor and enthusiasm.

photo: Bilal Bhadur

All the churches in the state were illuminated and decorated for the occasion. The Christians attired in colourful dresses, exchanged greetings with each other, distributed sweets and offered special mid night prayers.

photo: Bilal Bhadur

Big congregation, including some of convertees, was witnessed in the Holy Family Catholic Church situated in the Lal chowk of Srinagar. Every year Christmas is celebrated with fervor in Valley.

photo: Bilal Bhadur

Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah greeted the people on the occasion.

photo: Bilal Bhadur

Vohra expressed the hope that this occasion would be a harbinger of peace, progress and prosperity for the state. Abdullah also extended greetings to the people wishing them well being and prosperity.

Photo: Bilal Bhadur

 

 

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