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Press Release - Embassy of India, Washington DC celebrated Baisakhi in the 350th Birth Anniversary year of Guru Gobind Singhji

Embassy of India, Washington DC celebrated Baisakhi today (3 June) in the 350th Birth Anniversary year of Guru Gobind Singhji. The event was attended by around 250 Indian American community members from various parts of United States.

The celebration was marked by an auspicious beginning by Shabad Kirtan, welcome remarks by Ambassador Navtej Sarna and a cultural performance consisting of Punjabi traditional music and dance (Bhangra and Giddha). Sikh scholar Dr. Harbhajan Singh Ajrawat spoke on the teachings of Sikhism and highlighted the significance of Baisakhi.

The fun and festivity was enjoyed by all the guests.


Washington DC
June 3, 2017