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Festivals in India are celebrated with great fun and gaiety. Among these, Baisakhi is one major festivals among Sikhs and Punjabis which usually falls on the month of April
Festivals in India are celebrated with great fun and gaiety. Among these, Baisakhi is one major festivals among Sikhs and Punjabis which usually falls on the month of Aprilas per the Gregorian calendar. For the farming community of Punjab, Baisakhi marks the time for the harvest of rabi crops and they celebrate this day by performing joyful bhangra and gidda dance. But, for the Sikh community, Baisakhi festival holds a religious significance. It is said that on this day Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Sikh Guru laid the foundation of Panth Khalsa - the Order of the Pure Ones. But, all in all, both the festivals are celebrated with great fun and enthusiasm by all. The articles assigned in this chapter discuss about when is Baisakhi and the gifts which you can send to your dear ones in India on this festival.
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Being a harvest festival, Baisakhi is less of a religious festival and more of a social event. Farmers, both Sikh, and Hindus thank their respective almighty for a successful harvest. This day is also the first day of both the Sikh and Hindu calendar. Unlike the common perception of Baisakhi being solely a Punjabi festival, this day is celebrated in various parts of the country that includes Himachal Pradesh, West Bengal and some parts of South India. The Punjabis celebrate this festival by dressing up in their best and brightest clothes and organizing various cultural events. The Bengalis celebrate this day as Poila Boishak anread more