Marathwada celebrates Gudipadwa

TNN Bureau. Updated: 3/18/2018 4:12:43 PM Art and Culture

Aurangabad, Maharahstra, Mar 18 : ‘Gudi Padwa’ the very first day of Chaitra month of Marathi new year was celebrated with enthusiasm and gaiety across the Marathwada region on Sunday.


This day is also celebrated as 'Hindu New Year'.


On this auspicious day, Gudi was installed, with the help of Kalash on the top of Bamboo stick wrapping with new clothes, Nim trees leaves and garlanded with sugar Gathi (sweet) and flowers in front of their respective houses after completing poojas.


On this occasion, the Hindu New Year reception Committee has launched a grand ‘Shobhayatra’ at 1500 hrs onwards from Historic Sansthan Ganesh temple after performing Arathi by the founder president and Aurangabad MP Chandrakanat Khaire and president of the committee Nandakumar Ghodele, who is also city mayor in which all the activists from various hindu outfits will participate by wearing traditional dresses with displaying awareness, religious live shows during the procession.


The procession will take on route of Rajbazar, Gulmandi, Aurangpura and it will end near Khadkeswar temple later in the evening.


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