west-bengal-news

Colourful procession creates Christmas spirit in Siliguri

Siliguri (West Bengal), Dec.23 : With Christmas just a couple of days away, hundreds of Christians in Siliguri, West Bengal, took part in a colourful procession, singing carols and spreading messages of peace and compassion.


"The main purpose is to show the love of Christ to other people and also the Siliguri people because God loves Siliguri because that is our intention. And the Siliguri people, they should know that God loves Siliguri and we are concerned for the Siliguri people," said secretary, Siliguri Christian Forum, Asish Biswas.

Every year this group takes out the procession that brings a feel of the festival. Christians make up around two percent of India's 1.2 billion strong population with its largest concentration in the southern and northeastern states.

In India, the special occasion of Christmas is also celebrated by preparing special dishes for the day.

Regardless of caste and creed, people celebrate Christmas with great pomp and merry making, as it an occasion for family reunion, feasts and picnics.

--ANI (Posted on 24-12-2013)

west-bengal-news headlines

Banking on father's good work, president's son hopes to win

Nepal officials to visit Bengal model poll booths

Legal action against 350 for Bengal blast: EC

BJP's P.C. Sorcar faces sexual harassment case

TV channels, emails to act as EC watchdogs in Bengal

BJP's P.C. Sorcar faces sexual harassment case

Congress, CPI-M behind transfer of officers, policemen: Mamata Banerjee

Late Ghani Khan, ailing Priya Ranjan relevant in Bengal (Election Special)

We do not need money from illegal sources to run our party: Mamata

Chit funds flourished in Bengal during Left regime: Mamata

Polling in six constituencies in West Bengal tomorrow

Bengal folk dancers promote voting

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top