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What is Puthandu?

What is Puthandu? Puthandu, also known as Tamil New Year, is a festival celebrated by Tamilians in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and in Sri Lanka. It falls on the first day of the Tamil month of Chithirai, which usually falls on April 14th in 2023 but it can vary since it’s based on […]

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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 […]