6 Indian Regional New Year Festivals To Look Forward To

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Regional New Year

India celebrates various regional New Year festivals, each with its unique customs, traditions, and significance.

Which Are They?

Here are some of the notable Indian regional New Year festivals to look forward to:

1. Ugadi

Ugadi is celebrated predominantly in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Karnataka

2. Vishu

Vishu is the Malayalam New Year celebrated in Kerala. It usually falls in the month of April

3. Puthandu

Puthandu, also known as Tamil New Year or Varusha Pirappu, is celebrated by Tamil people in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry

4. Bohag Bihu

Bohag Bihu, marks the Assamese New Year and the beginning of the Assamese calendar

5. Pana Sankranti

Pana Sankranti is the traditional New Year festival of Odisha, celebrated on the first day of the Odia calendar month

6. Baisakhi

Baisakhi is an important festival for the Sikh community and marks the Sikh New Year as well as the harvest festival in Punjab

Have you celebrated and witnessed any of these celebrations?