On Baisakhi

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Sikh devotees pay their respects to mark the Baisakhi festival at the Golden temple in Amritsar. AFP/Narinder Nanu

Sikh devotees pay their respects to mark the Baisakhi festival at the Golden temple in Amritsar. AFP/Narinder Nanu

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Sikh devotees take a holy dip in the sarover (water tank) at the Golden Temple in Amritsar. Baisakhi is an ancient harvest festival in the Punjab and Nepal region, which also marks the beginning of a new solar year and a new harvest season. AFP/Narinder Nanu

Sikh devotees take a holy dip in the sarover (water tank) at the Golden Temple in Amritsar. Baisakhi is an ancient harvest festival in the Punjab and Nepal region, which also marks the beginning of a new solar year and a new harvest season. AFP/Narinder Nanu

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Sikh devotees are seen at the Golden temple in Amritsar on Baisakhi. AFP/Narinder Nanu

Sikh devotees are seen at the Golden temple in Amritsar on Baisakhi. AFP/Narinder Nanu

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Devotees converge at the Golden temple in Amritsar to mark the Baisakhi festival. AFP/Narinder Nanu

Devotees converge at the Golden temple in Amritsar to mark the Baisakhi festival. AFP/Narinder Nanu

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Devotees pay their respects at the Golden temple in Amritsar. AFP/Narinder Nanu

Devotees pay their respects at the Golden temple in Amritsar. AFP/Narinder Nanu

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A devotee helps his child take a dip at Bangla Sahib Gurdwara on the occasion of Baisakhi in New Delhi. UNI

A devotee helps his child take a dip at Bangla Sahib Gurdwara on the occasion of Baisakhi in New Delhi. UNI

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Devotees throng the Bangla Sahib Gurudwara on the occasion of Baisakhi in New Delhi. UNI

Devotees throng the Bangla Sahib Gurudwara on the occasion of Baisakhi in New Delhi. UNI

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Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal. PTI/Deepak Sharma

Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal. PTI/Deepak Sharma

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Devotees are seen at the Golden Temple on the ocassion of Baisakhi. PTI/Deepak Sharma

Devotees are seen at the Golden Temple on the ocassion of Baisakhi. PTI/Deepak Sharma

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