Top 10 New Year and Harvest Festivals of India – 1
Harvest Festival is an annual celebration located at various times at various places in India. The 28 states of India celebrated its Harvest festival,New Year and harvest festivals of Indian States celebrated on Makar Sankranti,Pongal,Onam, Holi new year,Cheiraoba New Year’s Day in Manipur,Navreh at Kashmir,Maha vishuva Sankranti at Odisha,Saal Mubarak, Maithili New Year, Tulu New year,Cheti Chand and Kodava New Year.
- Gudi Padwa, Maharashtra, Goa
Gudi Padwa is the first day of the Chaitra month, starting of this New year celebrated in Maharashtra. A gudi with rod displayed in from a window or families in the state.
- Ugadi, Karnataka,Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
Ugadi is your New Year’s day that starts with the month of Chaitra celebratedin Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka state. Gudi Padwa and Ugadi are celebrated on precisely the same day.
- Vishu, Kerala, Karnataka
Vishu festival marks the start of the harvest year. Celebrated from the Indian state of Kerala. The festival of light and fireworks have become the most important occasion in Kerala and devotees see the Sabarimala Ayyappan Temple and Guruvayur Krishna temple.
- Vaisakhi, Punjab
Vaisakhi or Baisakhi is the most spiritual festival in Sikhism,marks the Sikh new year. This harvest festival happened in the Punjab area and people gather to socialize and share merry foods.
- Pohela Boishakh, West Bengal, Tripura
Pahela Baishakh at the Bengali New Year, celebrated with grandeur and colors from the state of West Bengal. The Bengali New Year is also regarded as an auspicious time for marriages.