Sinlung /
25 March 2013

Palm Sunday celebrated in Mizoram

Aizawl, Mar 25 : Palm Sunday, the day to commemorate the entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem city as a king was celebrated in the Christian-dominated state of Mizoram on Sunday.

Children, mainly students of schools belonging to almost all the church denominations, and also adults took to the streets in the morning waving palm leaves singing hymns quoting the verses of the Bible.

The main words chanted during the Palm Sunday processions was "Hosanna," as was done on the last Sabbath before Christ's crucifixion.

According to the Bible Christ entered Jerusalem as a king a few days before he was crucified and was riding on a donkey while people glorify him by placing clothes and palm leaves on the way.

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