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Vaisakhi Celebration

Today Sayeeda hosted a reception for the Sikh Festival of Vaisakhi. Amongst the guests were Rt Hon David Cameron MP and the renowned actor, singer songwriter and poet Gurdas Mann.

Vaisakhi is one of the major festivals in the Sikh Calendar and is celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm and hapiness.  To celebrate this very auspicious occasion, Vaisakhi is celebrated on the 14th of April every year. It is a joyous occasion when the whole Sikh Community get together. (April 21st 2009)

Vaisakhi Reception

Baroness Warsi was guest speaker at a House of Common’s reception to mark the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi. Vaisakhi marks the beginning of the harvest season in the Punjab and it is especially important for the Sikh community because it marks the founding of Khalsa (Servants of God) by Guru Gobind Singh. (April 21st 2008)