Ashadhi Bij - Kutchi New Year

The festival, known as the Kutchi New Year, is associated with the start of the rains in Gujarat's Kutch region.
Sheena

Updated: Jul 14, 2021 12:23:10 pm

14 July 2021 Current Affairs:On the occasion of Ashadhi Bij, the Kutchi New Year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets the people.

About Ashadhi Bij:
♦ Ashadhi Bij is an auspicious day for agricultural communities in northern India, espicially Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, and other places.
♦ The festival takes place on the second day of the Shukla Paksha of the Hindu calendar's Ashadha month.
♦ The festival, known as the Kutchi New Year, is associated with the start of the rains in Gujarat's Kutch region.
♦ During this festival, farmers, astrologers, and others forecast the monsoon to determine which crop will be the most productive in the coming season.
 
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