Christians celebrate Easter with religious fervor


PM, FM felicitate Christians on Easter

Our Correspondent

The Christian community on Sunday celebrated their religious festival of Easter with fullest traditional religious zeal and fervor at their homes in view of the ongoing wave of COVID-19 pandemic.

Brief domestic services to celebrate the sanctified day of the Christian fraternity were held in the premises of residential buildings of Christian community AJK including Mangla town of Mirpur district, where Christian community mostly lives in.

The Christian community inhibiting Azad Kashmir particularly in Mirpur district prayed for the salvation besides for the progress and prosperity of Pakistan including Azad Jammu Kashmir besides for the early success of Kashmir freedom movement.

The participants of the Easter Day service prayed for the solidarity, integrity and prosperity of Pakistan, Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan besides for the freedom of occupied Jammu & Kashmir from Indian clutches

Speaking at individual special services held to mark the day hosted at homes at Chitterpari, in outskirt of Mirpur city on speakers including Reverend Haroon Ajmal, Javeid Gill, Younis Bhatti, Supreme Head Mirpur Christian Foundation, and others said that requisite arrangements were made to observe the religious festival individual at their homes by the local Christian fraternity in view of the ongoing COVID-19 deadly spell, to celebrate the religious festival of Easter with fullest religious solemnity and fervor.

The brief domestic services of Easter marked the day of pledge with special prayers by the Christian community to serve for the maintenance of religious obligations by the community besides for the welfare of the community and uplift and prosperity of the country including AJK.

Speakers said that like across Pakistan the minority communities including the AJK-based Christians enjoyed full liberties to perform their religious obligations at par with the majority Muslim community.