Merry Christmas 2017: Country celebrate colourful festival with much grandeur and zeal
Updated On : 25 Dec 2017,09:01 AM
Christmas is one of the most important festivals which is being celebrated with much grandeur and fervour throughout the world. Every year Christmas fever grip more than 160 countries across the world and people come up with innovative ideas to celebrate the festival. While the popular festival is generally being celebrated by those following the religion of Christianity, the spirit of Christmas has now become a universal appeal over the years.
Check out celebration pictures here:
Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik makes a huge sand art of Santa Claus on the eve of Christmas at Puri beach on Sunday.
A girl lights candles at the Sacred Heart Cathedral, New Delhi on the eve of Christmas on Sunday.
Children, dressed up as Santa Claus, celebrating Christmas at their school in Mathura.
Children, dressed as Santa Claus, take part in a cultural programme as a school in Bhopal.
Christmas celebration with underprivileged children in Mumbai.
People, dressed as Santa participate in a procession to celebrate Christmas in Jammu.
Students take part in a Christmas rally, in Kolkata on Sunday.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal along with Speaker Ram Niwas Goel and Christian priests releasing a calender during an event to celebrate Christmas and New Year at Delhi Legislative Assembly on Saturday.