Vaisakhi / Baisakhi / Solar New Year
Vaisakhi is a harvest festival for people of the Punjab region. In the Punjab, Vaisakhi marks the ripening of the rabi harvest. Vaisakhi also marks the Punjabi new year. This day is observed as a thanksgiving day by farmers whereby farmers pay their tribute, thanking God for the abundant harvest and also praying for future prosperity.
Vaisakhi is traditionally observed on 13 or 14 April, every year. For many Hindus, it marks the solar new year.