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It’s Baisakhi today and farmers all across north India are celebrating this harvest festival with a lot of excitement. It also marks the beginning of the year for them as well as the day when the famous Khalsa panth was founded by the great Guru Gobind Singh. It is therefore natural that this day means a big deal to Punjabis all across the globe. Here in India, people in places like Punjab, Delhi and Chandigarh celebrate Baisakhi with all their heart. Also Read - KIH vs HAE Dream11 Team Players Prediction Korean Baseball League 2020: Captain, And Fantasy Baseball Tips For Today's Kiwoom Heroes vs Hanwha Eagles Match in South Korea 3 PM IST June 4 Thursday

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Baisakhi Festival 2016: All you need to know about Baisakhi celebrations in Delhi

Chandigarh celebrates Baisakhi with great pomp and fervor. like its neighbor Punjab, Chandigarh too takes Baisakhi very seriously. People dress up in traditional costumes and perform the bhangra and gidda in their respective housing colonies, farms, and even auditoriums. Men dress up in beautiful, bright lungis and kurtas and wear a colorful pagdi or turban around their heads. Women wear their traditional salwar kameez with their dupattas covering their heads. As the whole group breaks into dances, songs and laughter, the atmosphere becomes festive and reminds you of the true personalities of these lovely people known for their big hearts and happy-go-lucky nature.

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Even commercially, this is a big opportunity for people to promote their businesses. As such, big smalls and shopping complexes hold festive events in their premises to attract people with the hope of increasing sales. All these celebrations make Baisakhi a great time to visit Chandigarh and witness the true Punjabi culture of north India.

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