Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, Christian community across the country celebrated Christmas with traditional fervour, pomp and enthusiasm. The festive spirit started with the midnight mass which was held in churches across states with senior bishops and priests delivering the Christmas message.
Last updated: 26 December 2021, 05:09 PM IST
A person dressed as Santa Claus distributes gifts to children at Howrah maidan on the occasion of Christmas.
Devotees gather at St. Pauls Cathedral Church in Kolkata to take part in Christmas celebrations.
Thousands of people gathered at Park Street in Kolkata to celebrate Christmas day.
President Ram Nath Kovind visited the Sacred Heart Cathedral on the occasion of Christmas and celebrated the joyous festival with children. He offered prayers for world peace and well-being of humanity.
Devotees offer prayers at Christ Church Cathedral in Amritsar
A man dressed as Santa Claus distributed sweets and toys among children during Christmas celebrations at Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital in Mumbai.
Devotees attend the Christmas celebrations at Cathedral Church in Lucknow.
Devotees outside the Sacred Heart Cathedral, which was closed for Christmas mass in view of rising Covid-19 cases and possible threat of Omicron variant of coronavirus.
People gather at historical Ridge during Christmas celebrations in Shimla.
Devotees offer prayers inside the St. Lukes Church at Dalgate in Srinagar, where Christmas prayers were held after more than 30 years.