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Medak church all set to usher in Christmas

Medak: Festive atmosphere gripped Medak town as thousands of devotees visited the Medak Cathedral Church to celebrate Christmas. All the rooms meant for devotees on the premises of the church were occupied by devotees by Saturday evening.

The private lodges and hotels located in Medak town have also been occupied. Meanwhile, Medak Police have deployed a huge police force to streamline heavy influx of devotees on the premises of the church and also to avoid any untoward incidents.

Nagaraju, ASP, Medak, said that they had roped in additional forces from Nalgonda, Kamareddy, Sangareddy, Siddipet, Nizamabad and Suryapet to form a special force of 358 personnel to oversee the security of Christmas celebrations at the biggest church in Telangana.

He said that they had also deployed police personnel at all major junctions in and around Medak to streamline traffic.The prayers will commence on Sunday at the church with Aadharana.

Meanwhile, the management has illuminated the church and its premises on the eve of Christmas. As the celebrations is considered as the biggest fair in Medak district, a huge number of temporary shops were set up by Saturday evening and many had started visiting the stalls on Sunday.

Giant wheel, circus and several other recreational facilities were set up to provide some entertainment to children coming to the church. Other tourist destinations in and around Medak, including Medak fort, Pocharam dam, have been witnessing a huge number of tourists during the weekend.

Meanwhile, hotels and other business establishments were making brisk business. The influx of devotees is expected to peak by Monday morning. Other churches in Medak, Sangareddy and Siddipet districts were also decked up for Christmas celebrations.

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