Ugadi (Gudi Padwa) 2019 Date in India: Ugadi, which falls on April 6 this year, is a mix of two Sanskrit words – 'yug' and 'aadi', is also celebrated as Gudi Padwa in Maharashtra, Thapna in Rajasthan, and Sajibu Cheiraoba in Manipur.
This year, Ugadi will be celebrated on March 18. The day is considered very auspicious as it is believed that Lord Brahma had created the universe on this day, and it also marks the beginning of the Satyayug.
The Telugu and Kannada new year festival Ugadi, which is also known as Yugadi, is a festival of utmost importance and is celebrated with vigour and devotion. This year Ugadi will be celebrated on March 18. Scroll down for puja timings and mantra.