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Bandi Chhor Divas Sikh Warriors Horse Riding Celebration
 By Winniefield Park   •   17th Nov 2019   •   508 views   •   0 comments


Bandi Chhor Divas, a Sikh celebration, commemorates the freeing of ancient gurus and kings from a prison. The holiday is marked by fireworks, colorful lights, feasts, food, music and family gatherings. Each year the celebrations include demonstrations by Sikh warrior on horseback. Carrying weapons, they race at high speed and display their skill at picking up objects, or stand up on one or more galloping horses.

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