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Easter, one of the most important festivals for Christians, is one of the few holidays that does not have a fixed date and is known as a movable feast. It usually falls between March and April. This year, Easter falls on March 26. Celebrated on the Sunday after Good Friday, Easter is the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is believed that Jesus came back from the dead three days after his death on the cross. Also Read - 'Extend Lockdown Period Till April 30 to Contain COVID-19,' CAIT Writes to Centre
Easter also marks the end of Lent which is observed for 40 days before Easter. Many Christians observe a fast and spiritual discipline during Lent in preparation for Easter Sunday. But there are many Easter Sunday traditions too that people follow. These include colorful Easter eggs, Easter bunnies and more. The eggs are a symbol of resurrection for Christians. The bunny on the other hand is similar to Santa Claus and many people give each other a basket of plastic eggs filled with candies. Many also paint eggs for decoration. Also Read - Dream11 Team Prediction Managua vs Deportivo Ocotal Nicaragua League 2020: Captain, Vice-Captain And Football Tips For MNG vs OCO Today's Match at Estadio Nacional de Futbol 4AM IST
Easter is also celebrated to welcome Spring in many countries and there is a feast with traditional dishes. The dishes may vary in different regions but usually there is always meat, bread, eggs and desserts. Many restaurants too offer a special Easter menu these days which you can savor even if you aren’t Christian. So how do you celebrate Easter?
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