Gangtok, Dec 25
Christmas was celebrated on Tuesday across Sikkim with special prayers, hymns and masses in churches, followed by the traditional community feasting.
The Governor and Chief Minister of Sikkim have conveyed their warm greetings to the people on the day.
Extensive security arrangements were made for peaceful passage as festivities were planned for day and night.
The celebrations began from Monday night with church services where the congregation sang Christmas carols.
Community feasts would be held on Tuesday and Wednesday in most of the villages and urban localities.
Two day long Sikkim Christmas Festival was organised by all churches of Sikkim at MG Marg on 22 and 23 Dec.