Ugadi is the Hindu New Year as per the lunar calendar followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. Ugadi 2017 name is Hevilambi nama Samvatsara or Hemalambi nama. Each year Ugadi is observed on the first day of the Chaitra month as per traditional Telugu and Kannada Hindu lunar calendar.
Hevilambi Nama is the Sanskrit name of the Ugadi that begins on March 29, 2017. There are sixty years in a cycle. The present is Manmatha Nama and is followed by Vilambi. The previous year was Durmukhi.
Shalivahana Saka year 1939 begins on March 29, 2017 in these regions.