Bhim Chandi Jayanti is associated with the victories of Bhima, the second of the Pandavas. Bhim Chandi Jayanti 2016 date is August 20. In the Mahabharata, Yudhishtira performs a Rajasuya Yajna and his four brothers were sent in four directions to thwart the enemies of Pandavas. Bhima proceeded towards the east and here he defeated numerous kings of the region.
Bhim Chandi Jayanti is mainly is observed in the Vindhyachal region and it celebrates these victories of Bhim.
It is observed on the second day of the Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapad month (August – September) as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in