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Akal Takht, SGPC release Nanakshahi calendar

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Amritsar, Amritsar
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2020 10:17 PM IST
The calendar has courted controversy among the Sikh community as the same events related to the Sikh Gurus were mentioned twice a year.
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Men perform the bhangra while women perform gidda during Baisakhi.(HT file photo)
Men perform the bhangra while women perform gidda during Baisakhi.(HT file photo)

Baisakhi 2018: Date, history and significance of this harvest festival

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 10:43 AM IST
The festival of Baisakhi celebrates a plentiful harvest and marks the start of the Punjabi new year. We tell you more about the historical significance of the festival.
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