Ranchi, Jharkhand April 14, 2015 :: Festival of Baisakhi was celebrated in Guru Nanak School, Pee Pee Compound, Ranchi. A Large number of Devotees participated in the festival.
Vaisakhi is a festival celebrated in the Punjab region.
Vaisakhi is especially important for the Sikh community as it marks the establishment of the KhalsaVaisakhi is a harvest festival for Punjabis and, according to the Punjabi calendar, the Punjabi New Year based on the solar aspect of the Punjabi calendar which is based on the Bikrami calendar and is used by all communities. Hindus use the Punjabi calendar as their religious calendar too. Fairs are organised on Vaisakhi day in Punjabi villages.
The festival bears a great significance for Sikhs due to the fact that on the Vaisakhi Day in the year 1699, the 10th Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh laid down the foundation of the Panth Khalsa, that is the Order of the Pure Ones. It is also used as a celebration for those accepting the five Ks.