Happy Baisakhi /Puthandu/ Vishu

Baisakhi,is New Year’s Day in Punjab. And, like New Year across the world, it’s celebrated with much gusto. The day, besides being the start of a new year, is also a harvest festival, as it marks the maturing of the winter crop- and the last major festival before farmers roll up their sleeves and begin harvesting the grain.
For the Sikhs, Baisakhi holds even greater significance as it commemorates the day, in 1699, when the tenth Sikh guru, Guru Gobind Singh, founded the Khalsa Panth.
Baisakhi is popular in Assam as Rongali Bihu, in Tamil it is name as Puthandu and in Kerala it is known as Vishu.

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