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Christmas celebration in Odisha

Today is the Christmas or in Odia “Bada Dina” was celebrated across Odisha with special prayers, hymns, and masses in churches.Various programmes are being organized at the churches in different parts of the state.All churches in the state are illuminated with colorful lights over the bell towers with red and green streamers along the walls and stars over the main aisle.

In the capital city of Odisha,people of Christian community are gathering in large numbers at St Vincent’s Catholic Church located in Satya Nagar .Odisha Governor SC Jamir along with first lady of the state also offered prayer at unit IV church.Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also wished the community a Merry Christmas.

On Christmas eve, carol singing was followed by Mass and the ‘Kissing of Jesus held at midnight.In the current era of terrorism, hatred and intolerance, special mass prayer was held for universal peace and brotherhood.



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