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Labh Pancham 2017

Labh Pancham is observed on the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon (Shukla Paksha) in Kartik Month as per traditional Gujarti Calendar. Labh Pancham 2017 date is October 25. It is a festival associated with Diwali. People who could not perform Sharada puja during Diwali observe it on the day.

In some regions business establishments and shops are opened on the day after Diwali holidays.

The day is also known as Lakheni Panchmi and Saubhaagya Panchmi.

Prayers are on the day offered to Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi for a prosperous year. In some regions people donate money or clothes or food to the poor on the day.

The first business done on the day is also considered highly auspicious.