Mark Your Calender – Ugadi-23 to be held on March 25

Telugu Association of Montreal has announced that Ugadi-23 will be held on March 25.

Ugadi or Yugadi, also known as Samvatsarādi (lit. ’Beginning of the Year’), is New Year’s Day according to the Hindu calendar and is celebrated in the states of Andhra PradeshTelangana, and Karnataka in India.[1] It is festively observed in these regions on the first day of the Hindu lunisolar calendar month of Chaitra.[2] This typically falls in April month of the Gregorian calendar.[2] It also falls during the Tamil month of either Panguni or Chithrai, sometimes on the day after Amavasya with 27th Nakshatra Revati. Ugadi day is pivoted on the first New Moon after March Equinox.