The devout offered midnight prayers at churches across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana States on Thursday on the occasion of Christmas. All the churches were tastefully decorated with lamps and festoons. Children and the elder participated in the celebrations enthusiastically and the politicians too joined them at some places. Here is a collection of photographs taken by The Hindu lensmen.
Union Minister promises support for overall development of State. Showering praises on Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu for implementing the farm loan waiver announced in the election manifesto, Mr. Naidu said it was quite an unexpected move when the financial position of the State was kept in mind. »