Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic when the whole world is under lockdown to combat the deadly virus, star cricketers Yuvraj Singh, Shikhar Dhawan, and Harbhajan Singh has greeted their fans on the occasion of Baisakhi through social media. Harbhajan Singh took to Instagram to wish his followers “Happy Baisakhi”, which they celebrated at home due to the ongoing Coronavirus lockdown which is in place since March 25.
“Happy Baisakhi everyone…stay home”, Harbhajan Singh wrote on Instagram by sharing a video message with his wife Geeta Basra. In the video, the couple is accepting that the whole world is going through a tough phase and appealed everyone to stay indoors with their loved ones.
Former star batsman of the Indian cricket team, Yuvraj Singh also greeted his fans on the pious festival of Baisakhi. “Wishing everyone a very #HappyBaisakhi, let’s pray that this festival season of harvest and new beginnings shower us with good health, peace, and joy in our lives. May Waheguru blesses us all #Stayhomestaysafe”, Yuvraj Singh tweeted on his twitter handle.
Opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan also shared a video message greeting his fans on Baisakhi. “Baisakhi diyaan lakh lakh vadhayiaan sabnu. Tey Rabb sabnu chardiyaan Kala ch rakhey, tey Changi Sehat bakshey”. Dhawan captioned the video on Twitter
Baisakhi is the Sikh people’s New Year and is a spring harvest festival celebrated in Punjab and in other parts of north India. It also marks the beginning of the spring season in various parts of the country.
English football club, Liverpool also greeted their supporters on the pious occasion of Baisakhi. “Liverpool Football Club would like to say “Happy Khalsa Baisakhi Day” to all our Sikh supporters celebrating today and we wish you a safe holiday”, the club stated in a statement.
Currently India is under lockdown to combat COVID-19 Pandemic. Earlier on 14th April, PM Narendra Modi has extended the ongoing lockdown till May 3rd to stop the spread of deadly virus.