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Sikhs eat food, after a service to celebrate Baisakhi, on the site of the first Sikh temple in Georgia. Baisakhi is one of the most important Sikh festivals, marking the first harvest of the year on the 13th of April. Georgia has seen its agricultural production drop in recent years and now imports 70% of its foodstuffs. In an atempt to stimulate agricultural production the government has encouraged immigration of people with agricultural skills. Since 2012 more than 2,000 migrants have come from the Indian state of Punjab, attracted by fertile land selling for around $1,000 - $1,500 per hectare, a fraction of the cost in India.