India: Baisakhi showcases true culture and spirit of unity in diversity

The culture of India is filled with diverse values, customs, and regional diversity and become a source of pride and strength.

India: Baisakhi showcases true culture and spirit of unity in diversity
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Punjab, India: The culture of India is filled with diverse values, customs, and regional diversity and become a source of pride and strength. Various festivals and cultural aspects embrace the nation’s spirit of unity in diversity. One such festival- Baisakhi evolved from Punjab and has now become a major festival in the entire Indian subcontinent.

Baisakhi has its roots in Punjab and they celebrate their harvesting crops and the start of the Punjabi New Year. The festival holds great importance for Sikhs as it marks the establishment of the Khalsa by Guru Gobind Singh in 1699. It is considered a significant occasion for the Punjabi community as it is known for togetherness, and celebration of the culture. They extended gratitude to God for a bountiful harvest.

With the passing of time, the footprints of the cultural event have expanded beyond the borders. The festival is celebrated in several forms across the country and widely reflects the sense of unity among diverse communities. The Indian constitution is based on the principles of secularism and encouraged citizens to respect their diverse cultural traditions of each other. The festivals clearly show the unity and brotherhood of the country with the spread of religious values.

India is an agrarian country that has a deep connection with harvest festivals as people in the country consider agriculture as one of their significant occupations. It is marked as the festival of the hard work of the farmers which they celebrate on the day of Baishakhi.

Bollywood played a significant role in Baisakhi celebrations while showcasing it as the Punjabi cultural festival with its lively music and exuberant dance forms like Bhangra and Giddha, which has found a special place in Indian cinema, making Baisakhi synonymous with joy and revelry. Baisakhi played significant role in the rich culture of India.