Kutchi New Year 2016 – Hindu New Year at Kutch Region in Gujarat
Ashadhi Beej – Kutchi New Year 6 July 2016 Date Time
Dwitiya Tithi Begins = 14:35 on 5/July/2016
Dwitiya Tithi Ends = 13:15 on 6/July/2016
Kutchi New Year or Ashadhi Beej is celebrated on the second day of the Shukla paksha or waxing phase of moon in Ashada month – Ashad Beej or Dwitiya Tithi. Ashadhi Beej Hindu New Year is celebrated by Kutchi community in the Kutch region in Gujarat. In 2016, Kutchi New Year is on July 6. Vikram Samvant 2073 begins from July 6, 2016, in Kutch region. But in another part of Gujarat region, Hindu New year starts after the day of Diwali or Kartik Shukla Paksha 1.
The Kutchi New Year is a popular traditional affair and is celebrated in homes. Many Families celebrate this festival with their relatives, friends and neighbors.