Bisu 2014, Tuluva New Year 2014 in Karnataka

Bisu, also known as Tulu New Year Day, is the first day of Tuluva calendar followed in Tulunadu region in Karnataka. In 2014, Bisu date is April 15.

The entire stretch of Udupi, Dakshina Kannada and parts of Kasargod is known as Tulunadu. The people of Tulunadu follow Souramana Panchanga (Solar calendar) hence this festival is also referred to as Souramana Ugadi.

Bisu is the period of transition of seasons where Suggi month ends and the Paggu month begins.

It is to note that other parts of Karnataka celebrate Kannada New Year on Ugadi day (Chandramana Ugadi – Chaitra Pratipada).

Bisu 2013 date was April 14.

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  1. when is ugadi in 2013 for tulu speaking people

    By Shrijani at April 14, 2013 at 11:39 am
  2. Soramana and chandramana ugadi on the same day

    By Shrenik at April 10, 2013 at 12:31 pm
  3. chandramana vs souramana ugadi on the same day in 2013

    By Dharmakeerti at March 25, 2013 at 2:42 pm