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Gudi Padwa – Hindu New Year

Gudi Padwa


Gudi Padwa :

The Holy festival which marks the beginning of the New Year, new month and new day for Hindus, falls on Chaitra Shukla Pratipadā (the first day of the bright fortnight of the Hindu lunar month of Chaitra). It is known as Gudī padwa (Maharashtra) or Yugaadi (Ugādi) (Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh) in India‏.

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  1. ramgopal bagla says:

    नव वषँ की शुभ कामनायें

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