The Hindu New Year, known as Gudhi padwa, is just around the corner and people are gearing up to celebrate this auspicious occasion with grandeur and joy. The festival marks the beginning of the Hindu calendar and is celebrated with great fervour across India.
To welcome the New Year, a grand procession has been organized on Chaitra Shu. 1 Uttara Bhadrapada, Indian Shaka 1945, which falls on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. The organizers, Culture Conservation Forum in Pimple Saudagar, have invited everyone to attend the procession in large numbers.
The procession will start from Kunjir Ground (P.C.M.C. Play. Ground) and pass through P.K. Chowk, Vishwashanti Colony (Vishwashan), Police Chowk Hanuman Temple, Anna Saheb Magar School, Govind Chowk Sai Temple, and finally end at Jijamata Park. The organizers have urged everyone to participate in traditional attire along with their families.
Gudhipadwa is a significant festival in the Hindu calendar and is celebrated with great enthusiasm across India. It is a time for new beginnings, and people mark the occasion by hoisting Gudhis (bamboo sticks with colorful cloth and neem leaves) outside their homes, preparing traditional delicacies, and exchanging greetings with loved ones.
The Culture Conservation Forum in Pimple Saudagar has taken the initiative to organize this grand procession to celebrate Gudhi padwa and promote the rich cultural heritage of India. They hope that this event will bring people together and create a sense of community and togetherness.