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Mar 29, India (Regional): Ugadi
Ugadi is the lunar New Year’s Day for the people of the Telugu and Kannada communities in India. The festival marks the date of the creation of the universe by Lord Brahma.
The date of Ugadi is based on calculations of the position of the moon dating back to 12th century. Ugadi begins on the first new moon after the Spring Equinox. Ugadi is celebrated the next morning as an Indian day starts from sunrise.
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