Top 10 New Year and Harvest Festivals of India – 2
- Puthandu, Tamil Nadu
Puthandu known as Tamil New Year is celebrated on the very first month of this Tamil solar calendar in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. There are listing of famous festivals are stored at Tiruchirapalli, Kanchipuram,Tiruvidaimarudur near Kumbakonam.
- Bohag Bihu, Assam, North East
Bohag Bihu also called Rangali Bihu is the harvest festival celebrated in the state of Assam and north eastern India, marks the start of the Assamese New Year.
- Pana Sankranti, Odisha
Pana Sankranti or Maha Vishuva Sankranti marks the Start of the New Year at the Odia calendar, generally falls on the 14th or 15th of April. Pana Sankranti is similar to New Year festivals such as Vaisakhi,Maithili New Year,Bisu Parba and Cheti Chand.
- Jude Sheetal, Bihar, Jharkhand
Jude Sheetal also referred to as Maithili New Year, usually falls on 14 April on Gregorian calendar. Maithili New Year is a joyous occasion celebrated from the Maithils at Bihar and Nepal.
- Vikram Samvat, India
As per the Vikram Samvat Hindu calendar 2074, New year starts from the very first day of Chaitra month and also the Chaitra Navratri starts on precisely the same day.