New year in different parts of india
- Navreh is the Kashmiri New Year Festival celebrated by the Kashmiri Pandits.
- The festival falls on the first day of the bright half of the month of Chaitra.
- The word navreh, derived from the Sanskrit nava varsha, literary meaning ‘new year’.
- Baisakhi is the Punjabi New Year Festival celebrated in the month of April.
- The Punjabi celebrated this festival by performing their folk dance, Bhangra and Gidda.
- Bestu Varas is the Gujarati New Year Festival.
- It is also called as Varsha-pratipada or Padwa, and falls in the month of Kartik, the first month of Gujarati Calendar.
- It falls on the day after Diwali.
- It is a spring-time festival that marks the traditional new year of Marathi and Konkani Hindus.
- It is celebrated on the first day of the Chaitra month. The festival is observed with colourful floor decorations called
- It is the Sikkimese New Year Festival celebrated primarily by the Bhutia tribe but also by the Lepchas tribe.
- Based on the Tibetan Lunar Calendar, the festival falls on the month of December.
- The festival is conducted at the Phodong and Rumtek Monasteries in Sikkim.
- Loosong is not only celebrated in India but it is also celebrated in Nepal and Bhutan.
- The dance forms performed in the festival depict narrativized tales from the life of Padmasambhava
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