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New Years Posted by on Mar 18, 2010 in Uncategorized

Last week, in many different regions in India, people celebrated the New Year according to the various Indian calendars.

New Years to the Sindhis (सिन्धी) is called Cheti Chand. This day also marks the birth of a river deity famous in Sindhi lore.

New Years to the Telegu people is called युगादी. On this day a mixture called Pachhadi is consumed. Pachhadi is a concoction of six different tastes that include, sourness, sweetness, tanginess, spicyness, saltiness, and bitterness. This is supposed to represent the idea that life is a mixture of emotions like sadness, happiness, anger, etc. Here is an easy recipe of how to make Pachhadi :

Gudi Padwa (गुढी पाडवा) is also New Years for people in the regions of Goa and Maharashtra. More info about this celebration is here: https://blogs.transparent.com/hindi?s=gudi+padwa. Along with a video:

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