Gudi Padwa 2017 Date

Gudi Padwa 2017 Date

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Gudi Padwa 2017

Gudi Padwa 2017

Gudi Padwa is the first day of the waxing moon phase in the month of Chaitram of lunar calendar or Chaitra suddha Padyami or Chaitra Sukla Paksha Padyami. Gudi Padwa this year is observed or celebrated on Tuesday, 28th March, 2017.

Gudi Padwa is the Marathi new year and is celebrated in Maharashtra. On Gudi Padwa a Gudi is prepared by tying a bright yellow or gree cloth with Zari border to a Bamboo stick. A Mango twig, Neem leaves, Ghatti or sugra crystals are also tied to the same Bamboo stick. A garland made from red flowers is tied to the Bamboo stick and a pot made of silver or copper is placed in inverted position on top of the Bamboo stick. This stick is displayed from a window or on the terrace of the house or in front of the house.

Eating of a paste made from Neem leaves, Tamrind, Jaggery is a common practice on Gudi Padwa. Shrikand and Puran Poli are the main sweets that are prepared and distributed on Gudi Padwa. Gudi Padwa is known as Ugadi, Cheti Chand, Thappan etc in different parts of the country.

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