Vaisakhi - India (April 13)

Vaisakhi (IAST: visākhī), also known as Baisakhi, Vaishakhi, or Vasakhi is a historical and religious festival in Hinduism and Sikhism. It is usually celebrated on 13 or 14 April every year, which commemorates the formation of Khalsa panth of warriors under Guru Gobind Singh in 1699.In Hinduism, Vaisakhi celebrates the Solar new year, based on the Vikram Samvat calendar. Vaisakhi marks the first day of the month of Vaisakha. It is additionally a spring harvest festival for Hinduism and Sikhs.In Sikhism, Vaisakhi marks the start of the Khalsa. This was in 1699 that the Khalsa was created so this is the beginning of the Khalsa.

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Next holiday is: Ambadkar Jayat (April 14)

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