Christmas Day being marked today

काठमाण्डु टुडे २०७० पुष १० गते २:१४ मा प्रकाशित

Kathmandu, Dec. 25: The Christian communities are celebrating the Christmas Day today to mark the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ.

Christians believe that Jesus Christ was born to Lady Maryam and the angel forecasted the birth of Jesus for the rescue of human beings.

They have a belief that Jesus sacrificed himself to liberate people from injustice, excesses and discrimination.

As per the tradition on December 25 every year Christians offer prayers and adoration to Jesus after drinking grape juice and cutting cakes.

Nepali Christians are also marking the festival with much fanfare and organizing of a variety of activities across the country.

According to latest census, there are around 500,000 Christians in Nepal. RSS

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