Full moon day in Tamil Month Chitirai, Chithirai Poornima, Chitra Purnima Date, When is Chitra purnima in 2016?, Chithirai Pournami Date, Chitragupta Vratam 2016, Chitragupt Puja Date
Full moon day of the tamil month Chittirai is known as Chitra purnima or Chithirai Pournami. Few people believe that, Tamil calender starts with Chittirai month. Hindus consider purnima day as auspicious.
Birth anniversary of the Chitragupta is observed on Chitra Purnima day. Indra puja is also performed on this day. This year, Chitra purnima falls on Friday, 22nd April 2016.
Please note that chaitra purnima, which is celebrated according to lunar calender is different from Chitra purnima. They might fall in two different months.