New Year Celebration

Gudi Padwa is celebrated as the Hindu New Year's Day, marking the beginning of Chaitra month according to the Hindu lunisolar calendar. 


The word "Gudi" refers to a bamboo staff adorned with silk cloth, flowers, and mango leaves, topped with a copper or silver vessel. 


The Gudi symbolizes victory or triumph over evil and is believed to ward off evil spirits and bring prosperity into the household. 

Cultural Significance

Gudi Padwa holds cultural significance beyond Maharashtra . In Karnataka, it's celebrated as "Ugadi," while in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, it's known as "Yugadi."

Traditional Delicacies

On Gudi Padwa, special dishes are prepared, such as Puran Poli, Shrikhand, Poori Bhaji, and other traditional Maharashtrian delicacies. 

Cultural Performances

Traditional music and dance performances are organized during Gudi Padwa celebrations, showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Maharashtra. 

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