Telangana government to gift clothes for Christmas

Published Nov 14, 2015, 7:38 am IST
Updated Mar 27, 2019, 3:17 am IST
Telangana State Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao
 Telangana State Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao
Hyderabad: For the first time, over 2 lakh Christians in the state will get clothes as a Christmas gift from the government. Telangana State Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has directed officials to make arrangements to celebrate Christmas as an official festival on the lines of Bathukamma, Bonalu and id-ul-Fitr. 
Mr Rao reviewed the arrangements with chief secretary Rajiv Sharma and other top officials on Friday. Mr Rao will distribute the clothes on December 20 during a Christmas tree celebration. Elsewhere, clothes will be distributed at 190 locations. This will be followed by dinners at hundreds of churches in Hyderabad and 95 Assembly constituencies across the state.



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