The Christian community across the country is celebrating the holy Christmas on Monday (Dec 25) commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ amid festivity and religious fervor. It is the biggest religious festival for Christian community around the globe.
The Christian community is celebrating Christmas Day in Bangladesh today with festivity commemorating the birthday of Jesus Christ as elsewhere in the world.
The Christians of different group celebrating the festival amid merriment and festivity religious fervor offering special prayers, illuminating churches, installing makeshift Christmas trees at homes and places of worship and missions.
Elder people of the community, attired in the outfit of Santa Claus, make fun with children and distribute gifts as part of a universal Christian practice.
In separate messages on Christmas eve, President Md. Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina greeted members of the Christian community on this occasion.
The day is a public holiday. The national dailies will publish special articles marking the Christmas. Bangladesh Television, Bangladesh Betar and private radio stations and TV channels will air special Christmas programmes.
Renowned hotels in the city are going to organize functions marking the day.