Happy Tamil New Year (Puthandu) 2019 Wishes Images, Quotes, Status, Wallpaper, SMS, Messages, Photos: Puthandu is the first day of the Tamil new year and is widely celebrated in Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka.
Tamil New Year (Puthandu) 2019 Date in India: Puthandu, according to the Hindu lunisolar calendar’s solar cycle, is the first day of the traditional Tamil New Year. In some parts of Tamil Nadu, the festival is also called ‘Chittirai Vishu’.
On Puthandu, people in Tamil Nadu start the day by making a visit to the temples. They sit down to relish a lavish spread of delicious vegetarian dishes in their best traditional clothes after having paid their respects to the elders in the family.
The Tamil New Year, popularly known as Puthandu, is observed on the first day of the Tamil month Chithirai. The date of the new year depends on Sankranthi and when it takes place after sunrise and before sunset, it falls on the same day.
Puthandu 2018: Why not welcome the Tamil New year by making some traditional fare such as Avial, Rasam, Chakkara Pongal, etc. To help you out, here are some recipes you can follow and join in the festivities.