City churches decked up for Christmas Eve


GUWAHATI, Dec 24: Christmas festival is just around the corner and preparations are in full swing as Guwahati is blooming with lights and decorations.

Churches in Guwahati have made elaborate plans to celebrate the festival in a befitting manner.

Churches, Missionary schools, Christian religious centres, Shopping Malls, Restaurants in Guwahati are being decorated with colourful lightings, stars, bells to celebrate Christmas.

Stalls selling goodies, cakes, chocolates and other delicacies, along with Christmas decorations like Christmas trees, Santa Claus caps  and accessories, have lined up in the streets in various places of city. City folks are also busy scrambling for their last-minute shopping.

“Decoration of the church is going on, it will be completed by evening. Pre-Christmas celebrations have been cancelled this year.  Jingle-Mingle program have been rescheduled to January 11”, said a volunteer in Don Bosco Church, Panbazar.

“We are installing the lights and carrying on the decoration works. The lights look beautiful at night and we hope the people will enjoy it”, said another volunteer who was busy decorating the Church premise.