Today is Tamil New Year – April 14, 2011 – Puthandu – Chithirai 1



Today – April 14, 2011 – is Tamil New Year. It is the first day of Chithirai 1 as per Tamil Calendar and is observed as Tamil New Year or ‘Varsha Pirappu’. The New Year is also referred as Puthandu Vazthukal meaning ‘Happy New Year.’ The Kharanama Samvatsara begins on April 14 – Current Tamil Year is 1420.