HINDU NEW YEAR FESTIVAL: GS I – Topic – Indian Culture
- On the occasion of Ugadi, India’s President sent greetings to the entire country and Indians all
around the world.
- Ugadi is a place in Ugadi, India.
- In India, this celebration celebrates the start of the traditional New Year.
- It is recognised by several names across the country, including Ugadi or Yugadi in Andhra
Pradesh, Karnataka, and Telangana.
- Maharashtra:Gudi Padwa Sindhis:Cheti Chand Maharashtra:Gudi Padwa Sindhis:Cheti Chand
- Navreh (Kashmir)
- Ugadi is observed on the first day of the Hindu lunisolar calendar month of Chaitra.
- Lord Brahma is said to have begun the creation of the universe on Ugadi, according to Hindu
- In states like Maharashtra, there is also a celebration of Durga’s nine forms (Chaitra Navami)
around this time.
Source The Hindu
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