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Maharashtrians celebrate Gudi Padwa with traditional fervor

Published on Apr 09, 2024 03:27 PM IST
  • Gudi Padwa is primarily celebrated by people in Maharashtra, Goa and Konkan regions. It signifies the beginning of the Marathi New Year.
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Women dressed in traditional attire dance during a procession to mark Gudi Padwa or the Marathi New Year in Mumbai.(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 09, 2024 03:27 PM IST

Women dressed in traditional attire dance during a procession to mark Gudi Padwa or the Marathi New Year in Mumbai.(AP)

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Gudi Padwa is also known as Samvatsara Padvo or Ugadi in other parts of India.(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 09, 2024 03:27 PM IST

Gudi Padwa is also known as Samvatsara Padvo or Ugadi in other parts of India.(AP)

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Maharashtrians across the country enthusiastically observe the festival of Gudi Padwa, marking the beginning of the traditional Hindu New Year. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 09, 2024 03:27 PM IST

Maharashtrians across the country enthusiastically observe the festival of Gudi Padwa, marking the beginning of the traditional Hindu New Year. (AP)

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On this day, families come together to honor the triumph of good over evil and the arrival of spring. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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On this day, families come together to honor the triumph of good over evil and the arrival of spring. (AP)

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The word 'Gudi' refers to a brightly colored cloth tied to a bamboo stick and adorned with flowers, mango leaves, and neem leaves, while 'Padwa' signifies the first day of the lunar month of Chaitra.(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 09, 2024 03:27 PM IST

The word 'Gudi' refers to a brightly colored cloth tied to a bamboo stick and adorned with flowers, mango leaves, and neem leaves, while 'Padwa' signifies the first day of the lunar month of Chaitra.(AP)

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Gudi Padwa is not just a festival, but a celebration of culture, tradition, and unity in Maharashtra.(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 09, 2024 03:27 PM IST

Gudi Padwa is not just a festival, but a celebration of culture, tradition, and unity in Maharashtra.(AP)

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On this day, people clean their homes, wear new clothes, prepare traditional sweets, and exchange gifts with loved ones.(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 09, 2024 03:27 PM IST

On this day, people clean their homes, wear new clothes, prepare traditional sweets, and exchange gifts with loved ones.(AP)

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