Puducherry: Christmas, the birth of Jesus Christ was celebrated with religious fervour and enthusiasm by Christians in the Union Territory on Friday.
Midnight masses were conducted in all the churches here by adhering to COVID-19 guidelines.
Since, restriction was there in allowing believers into the church for the midnight mass, morning mass was also being conducted in several churches.
Chief Minister V Narayanasamy participated in the midnight mass in three churches in Puducherry.
Christians also exchanged sweets and pleasantries on the occasion