Regional New Year

Regional New Year

April 13th, 2021

India - the word projects different cultures staying united under one piece of land, where every religion and every culture is celebrated together with love and brotherhood. Generally, the new year is celebrated in different states of India at the time of harvesting crops or beginning of something new productive. 

Ugadi – Telugu New Year

Falls in April month of the Gregorian calendar, Ugadi is the New Year celebrated in the States of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana. It is the first day of the Hindu lunisolar calendar month of Chaitra. The rangoli or muggulu is drawn on the floor and mango leaves are decorated on doors called toran.

Regional New Year

Gudi Padwa – Marathi New Year

Maharashtrians and Konkanis celebrate the first day of Chaitra month by hanging gudi on the right side of the main entrance of the houses. The gudi is tied with a bright yellow cloth on the tip of a long bamboo and a copper pot placed inverted on it along with a sugar garland.

Regional New Year

Baisakhi – Punjabi New Year

Baisakhi is the biggest harvest festival celebrated across North Indian states. The day is also celebrated as the day of the formation of the Sikh Khalsa. The grand celebration is held at the birthplace of the Khalsa and at the Golden Temple in Amritsar. People enjoy the day by gathering together and having a gala time with friends and family.

Regional New Year

Puthandu – Tamil New Year

On 13th or 14th April, Tamilians celebrate Chitterai Thiruvizha by greeting each other “Puthandu Vazthukal”. They celebrate the day by enjoying foods like Mangai Pachadi that is made of raw mangoes, jaggery, and neem flowers.

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Bohag Bihu – Assamese New Year

In Assam, Bihu is celebrated as the beginning season of agriculture. For Assamese, Bihu is one of the most important festivals of the year filled with fun and abundance, faith and belief.

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Poila Baisakh – Bengali New Year

In Bengal, Poila Baisakh is celebrated on 14th or 15th April. Peoples greet each other 'Subho Noboborsho' which means Happy New Year. At this time, all the shops are filled with people busy buying clothes as it is Chaitra Sale in the streets of Kolkata. the shops offer their customers sweets or ice cream or cold drinks.

Regional New Year

There is an en number of new year celebration in the mid of April like 

Bestu Varas – Gujarati New Year

Vishu – Malayalam New Year

Losoong – Sikkimese New Year

Navreh – Kashmiri New Year

Hijri – Islamic New Year

Cheti Chand - Sindhi New Year


Enjoy your day with everyone as happiness needs to be sprea amongst all.