Chaitra Mahina 2017 – Chaitra Month in Hindi Calendar in 2017 in North India - Chait Month



Chaitra Month, or Chait Maas, is the first month in the traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India. Hindi Chaitra Month in 2017 begins on March 13 and ends on April 11, 2017. This calendar is followed mainly in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Bihar and Chhattisgarh. The traditional Hindi New Year is celebrated on the Chaitra Shukla Pratipada (on the first day of the bright or waxing phase of moon in Chaitra Month). Vikram Samvat 2074 as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India will begin on March 28, 2017.

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturti in Chaitra Month 2017 is on March 16. Moonrise time is at 8:58 PM.

Chaitra Krishna and Shukla Paksha in 2017
Chaitra Month Krishna Paksha is from March 13, 2017 to March 28, 2017.
Chaitra Month Shukla Paksha is from March 28, 2017 to April 11, 2017.

Chatira Amavasya in 2017 in North India
Chaitra Amavasi is on March 28, 2017 - Time is from 10:44 AM on March 27 to 8:27 AM on March 28, 2017.

Chatira Purnima in 2017
Chaitra Purnima is on April 11, 2017 (Full moon) - Time is from 10:23 AM on April 10 to 11:38 AM on April 11, 2017 - Purnima Vrat is on April 10, 2017.

Ekadashi in Chaitra Month 2017
Papamochini Ekadasi – March 24, 2017
Kamada Ekadasi – April 7, 2017

Pradosh in Chaitra Month in 2017
March 25, 2017 – Pradosh
April 8, 2017 – Pradosh

Important Festivals in Chaitra 2017 include:

Chaitra Shukladi - Vikram Samvat 2074 begins on March 28
Chaitra Navratri (March 28 to April 5, 2017).
Gangaur Teej/ Saubhagya Sundari Teej - March 30
Gauri Tritiya – March 30
Chatira Ashtami - April 4
Ram Navami – April 5
Hanuman Jayanti – April 11

The Chaitra Month in other regions
In Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat, Chaitra Month 2017 begins on March 28 and ends on April 26, 2017.