Kharmas is an inauspicious month in Hindu calendar followed in North India. In 2013, Kharmas is marked from December 16 to January 14, 2014. The period is considered to be a bad period and marriages, house warming are not held. Kharmas is followed mainly in Bihar, Jharkhand and in parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh.
Annually, Kharmas is the period from mid December to mid January and also from mid March to mid April
Kharmas is not followed in southern, western and eastern parts of India.