Friday, 8 April 2016

Hindu New Year : Celebration in India

Vikram Samvat 2073
Do You Know? Different communities in Hindu celebrate New Year on different dates.
The Hindu New Year Samvat 2073 begins on April 08, 2016. It is celebrated on the first day after the Amavasi (Twilight) in the month of Chaitra.


New Year Festival Celebration In India :

Here is a list of dates for New Year 2016 as celebrated in different regions of India :

Festival
Date
Place of Celebration
  1. Ugadi
April 8, 2016
Telugu New Year
  1. Gudi Padwa
April 8 2016
Marathi New Year
  1. Sajibu nongma panba
April 8 2016
Manipur New Year
  1. Thapna
April 8 2016
Rajasthani New Year
  1. Navreh
April 8 2016
Kashmiri New Year
  1. Cheti Chand
April 8 2016
Sindhi New Year
  1. Puthandu
April 14, 2016
Tamil New Year
  1. Pohela Boishakh
April 14, 2016
Bengali New Year
  1. Bohag Bihu
April 14 2016
Assamese New Year
    10. VaisakhApril 14 2016Punjabi
    11. Maha vishuva Sankranti /
          Vishuva Sankranti
April 14 2016Odisha
    12. Vishu
April 15, 2016Malayalam New Year
    13. DiwaliOctober 30, 2016Gujarat

New Year 2016 Hindu Calendar :
Here is a list of month names as per Hindu Calendar and its approximate mapping to Gregorian Months :

Indian Month Name
Approximate Gregorian Month
  1. Chaitra
March–April
  1. Vaisakha
April–May
  1. Jyestha
May–June
  1. Asadha
June–July
  1. Sravana
June–July
  1. Bhadrapada, Bhadra
August–September
  1. Asvina
September–October
  1. Kartika
October–November
  1. Agrahayaṇa, Margasirsa
November–December
  1. Pausa
December–January
  1. Magha
January–February
  1. Phalguna
February–March

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