US Consul General Craig Hall today said he is amazed to see the way people of Kolkata celebrate almost every religious tradition, including Christmas.
It is great how the people of Kolkata accept someone from the West and make him feel at home, Hall said.
"The US also celebrates many different traditions in the same way but that is not the situation in many other places of world, who don't have the same spirit," Hall said.
He was talking to PTI on the sidelines of a cultural performance by underprivileged children to mark Christmas.
At one point, the US Consul General started playing drums when 'jingle bells' was being sung.
"It was my first performance as drummer and did I fare too badly! I enjoyed every bit of it," he later said.
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