London, Dec 25 (PTI) Britain's Queen Elizabeth II will reflect on the "appalling" terror attacks in London and Manchester this year in her traditional Christmas Day message televised to the Commonwealth today.The 91-year-old monarch, whose pre-recorded message will air at 0830 IST, will pay tribute to the "powerful identities" of the two cities which suffered the loss of 35 lives in attacks claimed by the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist group.
To all GCIC friends,
May the dedication of Mary, who gave birth to Jesus
the acceptance of Joseph who built the Holy family,
the readiness of the shepherds to share the good news of great joy, the perseverance of kings from the east by taking the alternative route to save the saviour and the Joy and the Hope of Jesus who was born in the manger be with you and your family during this season .Blessed Christmas
Indian Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said an advisory has been issued to all states to ensure law and order during Christmas in the wake of fringe elements recently threatening some Christian community members against celebrating the festival.