Band parties of the different corps (local churches) of the Salvation Army ushered in the day this morning by playing 'He's Arisen' and delivering sermons in almost all the street corners since early hours while youth members of the Presbyterian Church organised sunrise service in their respective local churches.

Churches like the Presbyterian Church, the Baptist Church and the United Pentecostal Church also held praise and worship programme throughout the day and many local churches organised community feasts to celebrate the resurrection of Christ.
The Catholic Church organised mass in different cathedrals and community feasts in the local churches as many Catholics, who fasted to signify the sufferings of Christ before and during the crucifixion broke the fast from Sunday.

Modi greets nation on Easter

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted the nation on the occasion of Easter.

"Easter greetings to everyone. May this day further the spirit of harmony and brotherhood in society," Modi said in a statement.

"The teachings of Jesus Christ inspire entire humanity. Let us pledge ourselves to create a world that is just, compassionate and joyful," the statement added.

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