Christmas 2015@Bondel Christianpara

Christian Para (Locality) in Bondel Road is a small hamlet near southern end of Kolkata . Here a small number of Christian families live for many decades now.

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Like every year, this year too the Bondel Road – ChristianPara was decorated for the festive event. There was Santa and several welcome banners.

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The pictorial display on Birth of Christ was an important aspect.

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Nativity display with clay images was popular especially among children.

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The Church Service was a 7.30 a.m. and the small church was quite crowded.

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At the end of the service there was get together sharing cake and tea. This was followed by Christmas Tree lucky dip for all.

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No celebration is complete without a royal meal.

Each family was ready for their own way of celebration: It begins with collecting items for home cake making. First the resins, cherries, nuts and so on.

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Then finely cutting cherries, nuts and cleaning the resins. Dry them up.

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After procuring the eggs, then one fine morning taking them to the nearest Bakery. And Hurrah, Happy Days are here again.

Wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happpy New Year.

 

 

 

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