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Chaitra Shukla Pratipada

Chaitra Shukla Pratipada, also known as Chaitra Sukhladi, is the first day during the waxing phase of moon in the Chaitra Month. Chaitra Shukla Pratipada 2024 date is April 9.

The day is observed as Hindu New Year in North India. The day is also observed as Gudi Padwa in Maharashtra and Ugadi in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. The Sindhi Community observes Cheti Chand on the day, which is the Sindhi New Year.

Chaitra Shukla Pratipada marks the beginning of the Vikram Samvat Year. Nav Varsh Samvat 2081 will begin on April 9.