After some physical warming-up and chanting, the 108 participants immersed themselves into a tub filled with cold water and large ice blocks, wishing for good health for the new year.
The Sikh minority in the country has been living on the edge ever since extremists began to target them.
Guru Nanak was the first Guru of the Sikhs and every year Sikhs gather to celebrate his birth, in what is one of the most sacred event for Sikhs.
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