Christians celebrate Palm Sunday in Kerala

The Plam Sunday procession at Kottakani St Joseph's church, Kasaragod | Photo: Mathrubhumi

Kozhikode: Marking the first day of the Holy Week, Christians are celebrating Palm Sunday to commemorate Jesus triumphant entry into Jerusalem before he was arrested and crucified.

Churches organised special masses and processions. Devotees took to the streets carrying cut palm leaves on their hands in the morning. Churches were crowded in many places Similar celebrations were also held in other parishes throughout Kerala.

Easter will be observed on April 17.

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