New Delhi: The harvest festival of Baisakhi is here and the celebratory spirit can be felt in the atmosphere. Baisakhi or Vaisakhi also marks the Sikh New Year and happens to celebrate the formation of Khalsa Panth of warriors under Guru Gobind Singh in 1699. The spirit of spring harvest festival is celebrated across the country.
Also, it marks the sacredness of rivers in Hindu culture. Sikhs celebrate Baisakhi in many ways such as Gurudwaras are fully decorated and bhajan, kirtans are organised. On this day, Hindus bathe in sacred rivers such as Ganges, Jhelum and Kaveri, visit temples, and enjoy with friends and family. The harvest festival is known by different names in various regions.
So, our Bollywood celebs too decided to wish their fans.
Check out the 'Baisakhi' tweets here:
T 2492 - Happy Baisakhi/Vaishakhi/Vasakhi for the 13th of April .. love and happiness !! pic.twitter.com/QVmFs00xnX
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) April 12, 2017
Happy Baisakhi everyone. be kind to one another. pic.twitter.com/QSuULYN4ed
— TheRichaChadha (@RichaChadha_) April 13, 2017
आप सब को बैसाखी की ढेर सारी बधाई और शुभकामनाएँ।
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) April 13, 2017
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) April 13, 2017
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) April 13, 2017