The spring festival of Gudi Padwa, also known as Gudhi Padwa, which marks the new year for many in Maharashtra and Goa, among others, is celebrated with grandeur and show on Friday. Another festival to mark the new year, Ugadi, is also celebrated today in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana. On the occasion of Gudi Padwa, PM Narendra wished the Maharashtrian community with a tweet in Marathi. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Rajyavardhan Rathore, Suresh Prabhu wished people on Marathi new year.
PM Narendra Modi tweeted in Marathi, which translates to "Happy Gudi Padwa Greetings to the Marathi brothers and Sisters from Maharashtra and around the world! In the coming New Year, let us enjoy happiness, good health, and prosperity." Gudi Padwa 2019 Date: Know Significance of The Festival of Chaitra Sukladi, Which Marks Beginning of Hindu New Year.
महाराष्ट्र आणि जगभरातील मराठी बांधवांना गुढीपाडव्यानिमित्त मनःपूर्वक शुभेच्छा!
येणारे नूतन वर्ष आपल्या सर्वांना आनंदाचे, उत्तम आरोग्याचे, भरभराटीचे आणि समृद्धीचे जावो, ही मनापासून प्रार्थना!
— Chowkidar Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 6, 2019
Venkaiah Naidu while greeting people in a Twitter post said, "I convey my warm greetings and best wishes to the people of our country on the joyous and auspicious occasion of ‘#Ugadi, #GudiPadwa , #ChaitraSukladi and #ChetiChand’. Ugadi marks the beginning to the new month ‘Chaitra’ and brings new hope, new joy and happiness." Here's How to Make a Gudi at Home.
Ugadi marks the beginning to the new month ‘Chaitra’ and brings new hope, new joy and happiness. pic.twitter.com/ceD7SRqFNB
— VicePresidentOfIndia (@VPSecretariat) April 6, 2019
"Wishing you all #GudiPadwa and auspicious new beginnings on the very special day of a brand new year, that promises success and progress in all spheres," said Suresh Prabhu.
— Chowkidar Suresh Prabhu (@sureshpprabhu) April 6, 2019
Rajyavardhan Rathore also shared Gudi Padwa greetings:
Wishing everyone a very Happy Gudi Padwa & Ugadi.
— Chowkidar Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) April 6, 2019
Meanwhile, it is worth to know that this day is also celebrated as Ugadi, the new year for Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana. It is also celebrated as Navreh, New year's day for Kashmiri Pandits.