Various festivals across the country being celebrated
Part of: GS Prelims and Mains I – Art and Culture
- Indian Prime Minister greeted people on the occasion of various festivals across the country being celebrated on 25th March, 2020.
- The festivals being celebrated are Yugadi, Gudhi Padwa, Navreh and Sajibu Cheiraoba.
- These festivals mark the New Year’s Day for the people belonging to Hindu religion and Sanamahism religion.
- They are celebrated on the first day of the Hindu lunisolar calendar month of Chaitra.
- This typically falls in March or April of the Gregorian calendar.
Important value additions:
|Yugadi||It is celebrated in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana states in India.|
|Gudhi Padwa||It is celebrated in and near Maharashtra and Goa.|
|Navreh||It is celebrated by Kashmiri Pandits.|
|Sajibu Cheiraoba||It is celebrated by the people who follow the Sanamahism religion of the Indian state of Manipur.|