Followers of Christianity across the state and the country are observing Good Friday today marking the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary.
Also known as the Holy Friday, Great Friday, Black Friday and Easter Friday, the day is observed on the Friday before Easter Sunday, that marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Masses and prayers have been organised in various Churches and Chapels.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today remembering the the sacrifice of Jesus Christ, took to Twitter to dedicate a few lines.
Today we remember the sacrifice of Lord Jesus Christ. His life, rich ideals and exemplary courage are a source of strength for many. His teachings emphasise a world free from inequality and injustice.
— Chowkidar Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 19, 2019
Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal also taking to his official Twitter handle shared a few lines of greetings.
Greetings to all on the auspicious occasion of #GoodFriday.
The teachings of Lord Jesus, along with his exemplary sacrifice and courage continues to inspire generations across the world.
— Chowkidar Sarbananda Sonowal (@sarbanandsonwal) April 19, 2019