Christmas, observed on December 25 every year, is a much-awaited festival celebrated across the world, commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ in Bethlehem.
The Xmas and New Year season this year amid the coronavirus pandemic is full of uncertainty and chaos. Many people are feeling isolated and worried as there are travel restriction during the holiday season. Governments and experts have advised people to celebrate Christmas with utmost care by following the Covid protocols. During Christmas amid the pandemic, it’s important that we tell each other that no one is alone. On this occasion, Christians attend Christmas Eve or Christmas Day church service and also sing carols. But, not just Christians, the festival involves fun, frolic, and merrymaking among people of various other faiths and communities as well — from decorating Christmas trees to houses, observing rituals with friends and families, and gorging on grand feasts including turkey, pudding, pies and cake and other delicacies. Many have dressed up as Santa Claus and distributing Christmas goodies among children. People also exchange greeting cards to mark this day and the beginning of a new year.