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US lawmakers greet Sikhs on Vaisakhi

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

Top US lawmakers today greeted Sikhs around the world on the occasion of

refers to the in several parts of north India, specially in It is observed every year to celebrate a good agricultural year and pray for abundant crop produce for the next year.

"On this historically significant day for Sikhs, I want to wish our American friends a happy and healthy Vaisakhi!" tweeted Senator as she was joined by more than a dozen top lawmakers from either side in sending greetings to the members of the community.

"On this historically significant day for Sikhs, I'm wishing our American friends a very happy #Vaisakhi!" tweeted Congressman Eliot Engel, who is the Ranking Member of the powerful

"Today our American neighbours celebrate one of the most significant days in history. Please join me in wishing our American friends a happy #Vaisakhi!" said Congressman

"Wishing our American neighbours and friends a happy #Vaisakhi!" tweeted Congressman

"On this historically significant day for Sikhs, I'm wishing our American friends a happy #Vaisakhi!" tweeted Congresswoman Judy Chu, along with a collage of Sikhs.

"Wishing our American neighbours, classmates & colleagues a happy #Vaisakhi!" tweeted Congresswoman

Noting that the neighbours have been an integral part of the community, Congressman tweeted: "Today, we join them in celebrating #Vaisakhi, one of the most historically significant days for Sikhs all over the world!".

Congressman in his tweet wished all his American friends and neighbours in and all across the world a joyful and blessed

Sikhs have been an integral part of America's fabric for more than 125 years, said Congressman from

"Today we join our American neighbours in celebrating #Vaisakhi, one of the most historically significant days for Sikhs all over the world. Happy Vaisakhi!" he said.

Wishing Americans, a very happy #Vaisakhi, Congresswoman said she is honored to recognize this important celebration and salute all that the American community has contributed to the

"Today s #Vaisakhi, a day of celebration for our #friends, neighbours, classmates, & colleagues. Join me in wishing everyone celebrating," tweeted Congressman

Among others lawmakers who greeted Sikhs on the occasion of were Al Green, Linda Teresa Sanchez, Dan Kildee, John Larson, Jamie Raskin, Randy Hultgren, and Senator

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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 00:50 IST
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