April 14, 2006

‘Happy Vaisakhi’

Filed under: India n Me,Most Read,Our Festivals,personal — Kaveeta Oberoi Kaul @ 1:01 pm
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It is 14th April. Vaisakhi or Baisakhi, the New year for North Indians.

My childhood memories are resplendent with “Baisakhi Di Raat” celebrations, where fun, frolic, Dhol, Bhangra and masti reigned Supreme.

It seems a thing of the past. There are fewer celebrations now. And it saddens me. However much I may attempt to re-create the culturally enriched childhood I enjoyed, because of paucity of the emotion shared on a similar note by the population, I feel I have been not wholly successful. How can I single handedly duplicate a Baisakhi Nite, a common enough feature (more…)

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