(Ugadi, Samvatsaradi, Yugadi) is the New Year's Day for the Hindus of Karnataka Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana states in India. It is merrily seen in these locales on the primary day of the Hindu lunisolar schedule month of Chaitra. This normally falls in March or April of the Gregorian date-book.

The day is seen by drawing beautiful examples on floor called kolamulus, mango leaf embellishments on entryways called toranalu, purchasing and giving blessings, for example, new garments, offering philanthropy to poor people, extraordinary shower took after by oil treatment, getting ready and sharing an exceptional nourishment called pachadi, and going by Hindu sanctuaries. The pachadi is a prominent merry nourishment that consolidates all flavors – sweet, sharp, salty, severe. In the Telugu and Kannada Hindu customs, it is an emblematic update that one must expect all kinds of encounters in the coming new year and benefit as much as possible from them.

Ugadi has been imperative and memorable celebration of the Hindus, with medieval writings and engravings recording major beneficent gifts to Hindu sanctuaries and group focuses on this day. That day is seen as a New Year by Hindus in numerous different parts of India. For instance, it is called Gudi Padwa in Maharashtra, however once in a while watched a Gregorian day sooner in light of the fact that the lunar day begins and closures in Hindu timetable as indicated by the situation of the moon. In Karnataka, the celebration is commended as Yugadi.

Ugadi Celebrations

Arrangements for Ugathi start seven days ahead. Individuals clean and revamp their homes. Shopping of the new garments and also required things for the celebration is finished. Individuals bathe before the dawn and brighten the passageway entryway and windows with the new mango clears out. The tying of mango abandons has a story:

Kartikeya and Ganesha, the children of Shiva-Parvati, were extremely enamored with mangoes. Kartikey demanded individuals to tie mango abandons their homes to welcome success and great collect.

Individuals additionally make brilliant Rangolis before their homes in the wake of sprinkling the region with the bovine waste blended water. The New Year is started with the gifts of divine beings by loving them. Individuals love the divine beings according to their benefit.

Individuals from the different districts of Deccan level in India observe Ugaadi with awesome energy. Relatives assemble on an amazing banquet. Merriments start from an early morning oil shower.

Ugadi Delicacies

A few people have the nourishment things of 6 unique tastes on this day. With 6 tastes, they trust that life is the mix of various feelings and every feeling resembles a taste. There is an acclaimed delicacy for this specific day called Ugadi Pachadi. It comprises of all the 6 tastes. In spite of the fact that, the formula contrasts a bit from locale to district, yet most regular fixings are given underneath:

Ingredient Taste Emotion
Neem Buds/Flowers Bitter Sadness
Jaggery/Gur Sweet Happiness
Green Chili/Pepper Hot Anger
Salt Salty Fear
Tamarind Juice Sour Disgust
Unripened Mango Tang Surprise


In Karnatka, individuals have this delicacy as Bevu Bella. Ugadi Pachadi is eaten as a blessed sustenance on this day. It is the main thing that individuals eat in the festival of this celebration. At a few spots, individuals simply take neem leaves with jaggery.

Numerous different rarities are set up for the day. One of them is Obbattu/Holige/Puran Poli. It is a Roti loaded down with the glue of grams and sugar/jaggery; finished with illuminated spread (Ghee) or drain. A few people utilize coconut drain rather than dairy drain.

Later in the day, individuals accumulate and tune in to the horoscope and in addition subtle elements of the Panchangam of the New Year by a senior or dependable individual.

At a few spots, Kavi Sammelan (verse occasion) is additionally sorted out. A few specialists show Ashtavadhaanam, Shathavadhanam, and Sahasravadhanam too amid this occasion. It is an extremely uncommon expertise. In this, a man must recall the troublesome verses exhibited by 8, 100, and 1000 specialists of the writing; and the request of the verses must be right. The individual needs to discuss every one of the verses all together beautifully. It is performed toward the finish of the occasion.