Merry Christmas day was observed at Sylhet Divison

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Merry Christmas day was observed at Sylhet Divison

Swapan kumar Singh,
Merry Christmas day was observed at different churches of the Christian community in Habiganj, Moulvibazar, Sylhet and Sunamganj districts of Sylhet Division on December -25.

The Christian community in different places of the division celebrated their biggest religious festival Christmas with due religious fervour and gaiety, seeking peace and prosperity of mankind all over the world.

According to Christian beliefs, Jesus Christ, the Son of God, took birth on this day as a man and sacrificed his life for the salvation of mankind.

The day was celebrated in the division with special prayers, decoration of Christmas trees, distribution of presents among children by Santa Claus and exchanging greetings among each other.
Churches across the four districts of the division were illuminated with colourful lights and festoons to mark the occasion . Churches also organised prayers and cultural programmes. The day was a public holiday.