Baisakhi or Vaisakhi is also celebrated with different regional names all over India. Regional celebrations of Baisakhi are marked as Pohela Boishah in Bengal, Rongali Bihu in Assam, Vishu in Kerala, Puthandu in Tamil Nadu. 

For Hindus, April 13th mark the time for New Year and they celebrate the day with rituals like bathing, partying and worshipping. Another legend associated with the day is that Goddess Ganga descended to earth thousands of years ago on this day. Many Hindus therefore celebrate the day in the honor of Goddess Ganga by taking a sacred dip in the river Ganga

People celebrate Baisakhi by worshipping Goddess Jwalamukhi and paying tribute to the deity’s idol near a popular hot spring that issues flames.

Regional celebrations of Baisakhi also portray the unity of people of India in spite of the social, cultural and linguistic differences.

BAISAKHI REGIONAL CELEBRATIONS