Hindi New Year is called ‘Nav Varsh’. According to hindu calendar, it occurred on the day after Amavasya in the month of Chaitra. It is celebrated in the memory of a triumph victory of the king Vikramaditya over the Sakas. The new year, which is also called Vikram Samvat, is represents that glorious event. According to Vikram Samvat, now it is 2067 year.

Various Names of Hindu New Year:

  • Gudhi Padwa

In Maharashtra, it is celebrated as a ‘Gudhi Padwa’ festival.

  • Cheti Chand

It is celebrated by Sindhi people on the occasion of new year.

  • Chaitra Navratri

Chaitra navratri festival is also begins on this occasion. It is also called Basant Navratri.

  • Chithirai Vishu

In Tamil, the hindu new year festival is celebrated as a Chithirai Vishu.

The excitement of the hindu new year festival is seen in the every parts of India. But mainly the hindu (more…)

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Cheti Chand is a famous festival of Sindhi Community. It is the new year’s day of sindhi people. Cheti Chand celebrated on 2nd day of Chaitra month according to Hindi calendar annually in India. This pious festival celebrated as birth anniversary of Varun Dev (the water god) or Ishtadeva Jhulelal.

The well known patron saint of sindhis. On this auspicious day sindhi person take an early bath and perform prayer of Varun Dev and Jhulelal with chant songs. There are many songs have sung on this subject in Bollywood films. There is a one famous song ‘Jhule Jkhule Lal Dum Mast Kalander’.

It is a very famous song and sung beautifully by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan with well rhythmical sound, melodious voice and fine tune.

Good Cheti Chand Songs to Play :

  1. Jhule Jhule Lal Dum Mast Kalander from album Vol-2 and sung by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
  2. Jeko Chavandho Lal from album Jeko Chavandho Lal composer Pankaj Bhatt
  3. Jite Sindhi Vasan from album Jeko Chavandho Lal composer Pankaj Bhatt
  4. Acho Saab Jhulan Ja
  5. Aayo Lal Jhulelal
  6. Jhoolelal (more…)

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