On eve of Baisakhi, students, staff and faculty members celebrated Baisakhi at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University. Langar of Halwa-chhole prashad were distributed amidst Gurbani Shabad recitation. Baisakhi is a significant festival marked with formation of the Khalsa Panth of warriors under Shri Guru Gobind Singh in 1699 in Anandpur Sahib near Ropar in Punjab and also, with starting of the harvest season.
Vice Chancellor, SMVDU, Prof. Ravindra Kumar Sinha and Registrar, Shri Nagendra Singh Jamwal, greeted all faculty, staff and students on this occasion. Dr. Balbir Singh, Mr Opinder Sidhu and all Sikh sangat of SMVDU expressed thanks to SMVDU administration for their support and encouragement for celebrating cultural festivals and for creating vibrant environment in the SMVDU.