History of Gudi Padwa

Gudi Padwa

First Day of waxing moon of Chaitra (Hindu calendar)

Gudhi Padwa / Cheti Chand is celebrated on the first day of the Hindu Lunar month of Chaitra, and is celebrated as New Year is Day by Marathis, Konkanis and Sindhis . According to the Brahma Purana, this is the day on which Brahma created the world.