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Chaitra Shukla Paksha Padyami is celebrated as Gudi Padwa. Gudi Padwa is the First day of the waxing phase of the moon in the month of Chaitram as per lunar calendar. Gudi Padwa is celebrated on Monday, 31st March, 2014.
The start of the Maharasthrian new year is Gudi Padwa. On Gudi Padwa a Gudi can be seen either at the window or terrace or in front of the every house in Maharastra.A Gudi is prepared by tying a bright green or yellow colour cloth along with Ghatti(Sugar crystals), Neem leaves, Mango twig and a garland of red flowers to a bamboo stick. A silver or copper pot is placed in the inverted position on top of the bamboo stick . This Gudi is displayed at windows or terraces for all the people to see, on Gudi Padwa.
Eating of neem leaves along with Jaggery and Tamarind is a common ritual on Gudi Padwa. People wear new clothes and wish each other. Shrikand and Puran Poli are prepared on Gudi Padwa. Gudi Padwa is celebrated with different names in different parts of the country like Ugadi, Cheti Chand, Thappan etc.