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What is Gudi Padwa?

What is Gudi Padwa? The Gudi Padwa festival is celebrated in the western state of Maharashtra and marks the beginning of the Marathi new year. It falls in the month of March or April. Gudi Padwa, also known as Samvatsar Padvo, is a springtime festival that marks the New Year for the people of Maharashtra, […]

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What is Ugadi?

What is Ugadi? Ugadi is a popular festival celebrated in the South Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. The word “Ugadi” is derived from two Sanskrit words “Yuga” meaning era or age, and “Adi” meaning beginning. Ugadi marks the beginning of a new era or a new year, and it is celebrated with […]