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After harvesting the winter crop, the farmers of the northern states of Punjab and Haryana celebrate harvesting fewstival, Baisakhi. The day coincides with the solar equinox on the 13th of April. There is boisterous dancing and loud joyous singing as the traditional folk dances of Punjab, called the Gidda and Bhangra, are performed.
It is also the anniversary of the creation of the Khalsa Panth. The main Baisakhi celebration however, takes place in the gurdwara at Anandpur Sahib, where the Khalsa Panth was formed. Devotees sip the Amrit five times and vow to work for the Khalsa Panth. At noon, after Baisakhi the ardas, the Karah Prasad is offered to the guru for his blessings. It is then distributed to the congregation.They eat the prasad, before proceeding to participate in the guru ka langar. Believers perform kar seva. Shabads and kirtans are sung all day long to honour Guru Gobind Singh and the Panj Pyaras.

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