Baisakhi celebrated with religious fervor in Kashmir

Srinagar: Baisakhi was on Saturday celebrated with religious fervor and enthusiasm across Kashmir.

The occasion marks the harvest festival in the region and holds significant cultural importance for the Sikh community.

According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Sikhs were seen dressed in the traditional attire, with women adorned in colourful suits, and men in kurta-pajamas, adding a splash of colour to the festivities.

“It’s a day of joy and celebration for us. Baisakhi brings people together, irrespective of their religion or background,” said Ramesh, a local resident.

Likewise, the main attraction of the celebration was the Gurdwaras, where devotees offered prayers and participated in devotional songs.

“It’s heartwarming to see people coming together to celebrate Baisakhi. The spirit of unity and brotherhood is what makes this festival special,” another Sikh brother said.

Pertinently, the festival not only marks the beginning of the harvesting season but also symbolizes the spirit of gratitude and togetherness among the people of Kashmir.


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