Indian New Year 2017 date, tradition and celebration, wishes, images

Indian New Year/ Hindu New Year is not celebrated on one particular date on by different dates in states of India. The country is one of the biggest countries in Asia. There are many states in India. In different states, different kind of people lives in. Their tradition, culture, language is also different. In this article, we are going to share about state wise Indian New Year 2017 date, tradition and celebration, Diwali, wishes, images.

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Indian New Year 2017 date State wise

The Hindu community accepts January 1, which is recognized the world over as the universal New Year day. Indian New Year marks the celebration of the New Year according to the Hindu Calendar. Every state refers to their New Year day by their own tradition.

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Indian New Year 2017 state wise:

Date Event State
13th or 14th April Puthandu Tamil Nadu
13th April Vaishakhi Punjab
Month of Medam Malayalam New Year Kerala
14th April Bengali New Year/ Pohela boishakh West Bengal
14th or 15th  April Bihu Assam
Chaitra Sudha Pratipodi Gudi Padwa Andha pradesh
Somewhere in the month of March and April Narveh Kashmir

Indian New Year tradition and celebration

As like as different date their tradition and celebration is also different. The Hindu community is very assorted with the public who lives in different states following divergent cultures and traditions.

Puthandu in Tamil Nadu: It is generally in mid-April. Tamil people called it by Putahndu. It is very traditional. People of Tamil Nadu decorated their house. People visit temples to offer prayers. Women also cook the traditional food which is Pachadi.

Vaishakhi in Punjab: They celebrate it on 13th or 14th April of every year. People called  it by Vishakhi. This is a very important day for Sikh community. On this day, people visit the gurdwara. Especially the day marks prayers for a good harvest.

Pohela Boishakh in West Bengal: Most popular festivals Pohela Boishakh usually observed in April 14. The day generally observed on 14th April of every year. On this day song, dances and fairs are observed by the Bengali community all through In the India and other countries in the world.

Bihu in Assam: Bihu usually celebrated in the mid of April in Assam. Bihu generally spread over a period of 3 days. The 1st day of Bihu festival dedicated to the cattle. The 2nd day is known as Manu Bihu and 3rd days known as Gosain Bihu. On the 2nd day of festival special dishes are made by the women.

Vishu in Kerala: Vishu generally celebrated by the people of Kerala state. On an auspicious day, people decorate their home with lights and burst firecrackers. Rich people distribute money or coin to poor and needy people in this day.

Ugadi in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh: The festival observed in the south Indian states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Usually, it is celebrated in the month of March or April. On the day people wake up early in the morning and take a dawn bath. Then they apply hair oil. It is traditional. People clean up and decorated their home. They wear new clothes. Wearing new clothes is an important part of the celebration. The most highlights of the day are the unique dish Ugadi Pachadi.

Indian New Year images

People use to send wishes Indian New year 2017 by images or greeting cards. Here some high resolution images and greeting cards for you. To download image and greeting cards right click on image and save the image.

Indian New Year image

Indian New Year wishes

Here we have shared some hot collection of Indian New Year 2017 quotes and Wishes. Check them to send messages to your friends, wife, parents, lover, girlfriend, boyfriend, and family.

  1. A new year is like a blank book. The pen is in your hands. It is your chance to write a beautiful story for yourself. Happy New Year!
  2. Out with the old, in with the new, may you be happy the whole year through. Happy New Year!
  3. No one can go back in time to change what has happened. So work on your present to make yourself a wonderful future. Happy New Year!
  4.  Another year has passed, another year has come. I wish for you, That with every year you touch all your dreams. May God pour love and care on you, Happy New Year!
  5. I wish this year has lesser disasters, lesser hate, Lesser accidents and loads of love, Happy New Year 2016.

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