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What is Baisakhi?

What is Baisakhi? Baisakhi is a harvest festival that is celebrated mainly in the northern Indian state of Punjab and also by Sikh communities around the world. It falls on the first day of the month of Vaisakh in the traditional Indian solar calendar, which usually falls on April 13th or 14th. Baisakhi has both […]

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What is Ugadi?

What is Ugadi? Ugadi is a popular festival celebrated in the South Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. The word “Ugadi” is derived from two Sanskrit words “Yuga” meaning era or age, and “Adi” meaning beginning. Ugadi marks the beginning of a new era or a new year, and it is celebrated with […]