Vaisakhi Procession

The Sikh community of Hitchin held their annual ‘Vaisakhi’ procession through the streets of the town, yesterday. Vaisakhi commemorates the formation of Khalsa panth of warriors under Guru Gobind Singh in 1699.  It is additionally a spring harvest festival for the Sikhs.  This year’s festival took place on the 100th anniversary of the Amritsar Massacre.

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