The head of the Altai Republic declared a day of Radonitsa in the Republic of the weekend

© RIA Novosti / Egor Rememberace in photobacteria cemeteries on the day of RadonitsaThe head of the Altai Republic declared a day of Radonitsa in the Republic of the weekend© RIA Novosti / Egor Removeroute the image Bank

The head of the Altai Republic Alexander Berdnikov declared Parent the weekend, said on Monday the press service of the regional government.

«We need to ensure the most convenient conditions for citizens, who on this day will go to the cemetery to commemorate their loved ones», — the press service quoted the words Berdnikova.

The government notes that local authorities in the region and leaders are encouraged to take measures to provide workers with a day off in strict accordance with the labor laws.

In addition, MVD and Ministry of emergency situations of the region entrusted to enforce law and order and personal security of citizens during the events associated with the mass visits to places of burial.

Parent’s day or the day of rejoicing Orthodox Christians celebrate on Tuesday of the second week after Easter. It is a day of special commemoration of the dead, the first after the Easter holiday. According to historical evidence, this holiday is celebrated in the Christian cemetery in antiquity. On this day, parishioners go first to worship and then go to the cemetery to remember deceased relatives and loved ones, the graves bring colored eggs, pastries, cakes.

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