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Good Friday 2019: Quotes, Images & Messages for Loved Ones

Good Friday in India will be observed on 19 April this year.

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Good Friday 2019: Good Friday in India will be observed on 19 April this year.
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Good Friday is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Mount Calvary. It is observed during the Holy Week as part of the Paschal Triduum on the Friday preceding Easter Sunday.

Good Friday in India will be observed on 19 April this year.

Christians across the country observe the day with prayers and fasting to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

On this day, churches hold services but bells are not rung and priests wear black cassocks.

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Good Friday 2019: Messages You Can Share With Your Loved Ones

<i>“Now it came to pass, when the time had come for him to be received up, that he steadfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem.”</i>
“Now it came to pass, when the time had come for him to be received up, that he steadfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem.”
(Photo Courtesy: Twitter/BernieLutchman)
<i>“May your life be surrounded by the grace and glory of the Lord. Have a blessed Good Friday.”</i>
“May your life be surrounded by the grace and glory of the Lord. Have a blessed Good Friday.”
(Photo Courtesy: Twitter/dgreetings.com)
<i> “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”</i>
“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”
(Photo Courtesy: Twitter/dgreetings.com)

‘Declare Public Holiday on Good Friday in Two UTs’

Observing that Good Friday was commemorated by all communities, Bombay High Court on Monday, 15 April, directed that the day be declared as an official public holiday in the Union Territories of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

A bench of Chief Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice NM Jamdar directed the administration of the two Union Territories (UTs) to declare Friday, 19 April, a public holiday.

The administrator of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu had earlier issued a notification marking Good Friday as an optional holiday at government offices.

(With inputs from PTI)

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