Gudi Padwa is celebrated on the first day of the month of Chaitra according to Hindu Lunar calendar to mark the beginning of the Marathi New Year. It is also known as Ugadi in Telugu and Yugadi in Kannada.
Gudi Padwa marks the beginning of the New Year according to the Hindu calendar and is celebrated in and around Maharashtra. It is a spring-time festival that marks the traditional New Year for Hindus in Maharashtra and is celebrated on the first day of the Chaitra month of the lunisolar Hindu calendar.
The festival is observed with colourful floor decorations, a special Gudi flag garlanded with flowers, mango and neem leaves, and topped with upturned silver or copper vessel, street processions, dancing and festive foods. Enjoy Gudi Padwa Offers!
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