Christmas or ‘Boro Din’ (The Big Day) in Bengali is celebrated among the Christian community as the birth of Jesus Christ. It is an annual occasion observed on 25th December. On this day, the houses are decorated beautifully with lights, flowers and ribbons. Christmas tree is made or bought from shops. Delicious foods are cooked. In fact, a grand dinner is organized at night. Neighbors and Relatives come to visit. Santa Claus, known as Father Christmas arrives at homes wearing red gown and spectacles with long white beard. Children love him as he brings gifts for them wrapped by colorful papers. Less than 1% of the total population are Christian. You will be able to see the majority of them living in the hilly region of the country. The day is declared as public holiday.