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Good Friday

Good Friday in India is a Christian holiday commemorating Jesus' final hours, crucifixion and death. It is observed on the Friday before Easter.

Celebration\ Observance

Special church services, prayer and fasting, and parades are held honoring the last days and hours of Jesus. Government and some businesses are closed.

History

Good Friday offers a time to reflect on the life of Jesus as well as his death. It is part of holy Week which includes Palm Sunday and the Jesus' last supper.