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Dima Hasao celebrates Christmas

By Correspondent

HAFLONG, Dec 25 - Along with the rest of the world, Christmas was celebrated today at various places like Umrangso, Mahur, Harangajao, Haflong etc., in Dima Hasao district with special prayers, hymns and masses in churches, followed by the traditional community feasting.

The celebrations which began from Tuesday night will continue for two to three days in different parts of the district.

At Haflong, churches like St Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Synod Church, Baptist Church, Presbyterian Church and other churches at Mulhoi, Songpijang and Fiangpui celebrated the festival in a befitting manner.

A large number of people of all ages gathered in churches where special prayers and carols were performed throughout the day.

Community feasts were organised today at Fiangpui, Lodi and few others in which thousands of people from various castes, creeds and religions took part.

The churches were decorated with colourful lights, stars, Christmas trees and Santa Claus, etc.

Many Christians in the district marked the day by attending special church services, spending time with family members, wearing new clothes and eating a festive meal.

Some families exchanged gifts and gave small presents or sweets to children. Some also put up a nativity scene with clay figures or a Christmas tree. Christmas trees in India are usually imitation pine trees or branches of native trees or bushes.

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Dima Hasao celebrates Christmas

HAFLONG, Dec 25 - Along with the rest of the world, Christmas was celebrated today at various places like Umrangso, Mahur, Harangajao, Haflong etc., in Dima Hasao district with special prayers, hymns and masses in churches, followed by the traditional community feasting.

The celebrations which began from Tuesday night will continue for two to three days in different parts of the district.

At Haflong, churches like St Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Synod Church, Baptist Church, Presbyterian Church and other churches at Mulhoi, Songpijang and Fiangpui celebrated the festival in a befitting manner.

A large number of people of all ages gathered in churches where special prayers and carols were performed throughout the day.

Community feasts were organised today at Fiangpui, Lodi and few others in which thousands of people from various castes, creeds and religions took part.

The churches were decorated with colourful lights, stars, Christmas trees and Santa Claus, etc.

Many Christians in the district marked the day by attending special church services, spending time with family members, wearing new clothes and eating a festive meal.

Some families exchanged gifts and gave small presents or sweets to children. Some also put up a nativity scene with clay figures or a Christmas tree. Christmas trees in India are usually imitation pine trees or branches of native trees or bushes.