Bestu Varsh

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Gujarati New Year or Bestu Varsh is being celebrated on October 26, 2022

About Bestu Varsh:

  • In Gujarat, the New Year which is popularly known as Bestu Varsh is celebrated as part of the five-day Diwali Celebrations.
  • Ideally, Gujarati New Year falls on Pratipada of Shukla Paksha in the Kartik month; therefore, it is generally celebrated on Govardhan Puja during Diwali.
  • People begin their New Year by visiting temples in the morning.
  • Homes are decorated with Asopalav torans and marigold flowers, and attractive Rangoli at the entrance to welcome guests on the New Year.


Source : All India Radio