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Guru Nanak Jayanti, Indian National Festival
Guru Nanak Jayanti is one of the sacred festivals of Sikhism. It is known as Guru Nanak Birthday, and apart from Sikhs, the Nanakpanthi Hindus along with other followers of Guru Nanak also follow this festival.
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