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Thousands of Brits celebrate Vaisakhi on mega scale

Vaisakhi was celebrated throughout the UK

By: Sarwar Alam

Thousands of British Indians celebrated Vaisakhi at a grand mela organised by the Indian High Commission in London, with over a dozen UK-based gurdwaras and Sikh organisations supporting the event. Vaisakhi, which fell on April 14 this year, was marked with the mega event in so-called India Gardens in Northolt, north-west London, and included live music by popular British Punjabi singers like Channi Singh and the Heera Group, who prompted lots of bhangra and gidda dancing. The celebration yesterday coincides with the UK-India Year Culture and India’s 70th year of independence celebrations in the UK throughout 2017 and was described…

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