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Kutchi New Year observed in Kutch Region of Gujarat

Jul 18, 2015 10:10 IST

Kutchi New Year: Hindu New Year in Kutch Region of Gujarat

Kutchi New Year of Kutchi community in the Kutch region in Gujarat was observed on 18 July 2015. Kutchi community observes this New Year on the second day of shukla paksha or waxing phase of moon in Ashada month – Ashadhi Beej or Dwitiya.

This day is associated with beginning of rains in Kutch, which is largely a desert area.

The Kutchi New Year celebrated in a traditional way by organizing satsangs, musical competitions and other cultural programmes in Kutch region. Ganesha, Goddess Lakshmi and other regional deities are worshipped on the day.

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Who: Kutchi New Year

Where: In Kutch Region of Gujarat

What: Observed

When: 18 July 2015

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