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Celebrating Christmas (Bara Din) in Bangladesh

Written by Rezwan On 27 December 2013 @ 19:42 pm | No Comments

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Hundreds of Christians in different parts of Bangladesh celebrated ‘Holy Christmas’ with festivities and high religious fervor. Image by Bayazid Akter, copyright Demotix (25/12/2013) [1]

Hundreds of Christians in different parts of Bangladesh celebrated ‘Holy Christmas’ with festivities and high religious fervor. Image by Bayazid Akter, copyright Demotix (25/12/2013)

Karim [2] at Amader Kotha writes about how Christmas is celebrated in Bangladesh, a Muslim majority country:

The Christian community in Bangladesh may be a minority when compared to the number of people following other religious pathways in the country, nevertheless Christmas in Bangladesh, which is a public holiday, is celebrated with great vigour. Christmas in Bangladesh is called ‘Bara Din (Big Day)’ and is celebrated in various ways in various regions of the country.


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[1] Image: http://www.demotix.com/photo/3563912/christmas-celebrated-dhaka

[2] Karim: http://amaderkotha.com.bd/2013/12/17/celebrating-bara-din/

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