Coimbatore students celebrate arrival of Christmas to spread communal amity

Coimbatore, Dec.23 (ANI): Students of a private college in Coimbatore celebrated advent of the Christmas festival to spread communal amity.

As part of the celebrations, they staged drama skits from the Holy Bible and presented a cultural programme on Wednesday.

Students from all faiths jointly sang Christmas carols to promote the humane idea of living in peace with all religions and enacted a skit to mark the birth of baby Jesus.

Ashika, a Muslim student, said she was very happy to be a part of the celebrations that gave her an opportunity to learn about other religions.

"As a part of Christmas celebration we are celebrating Christmas function in our college. We are very happy to celebrate this function in our college because we don't mind any caste or any religion. We all are celebrating this function very happily," said Ashika.

The students danced with the Santa Claus who also shared sweets and chocolates with the huge audience, which watched the gala event.

"The Christmas day is celebrated across the world and as a part of it we also enjoy it a lot and we celebrate our Christmas day by distributing the kids sweets, chocolates and even dancing, singing Carols and doing some other cultural activities," said Sewin Kumar, a student who had dressed up as Santa Claus.

Christmas is celebrated with a lot of festivity and fervour every year on December 25 to mark the birth of Jesus Christ. By Jehovah G (ANI)

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