Here are Chaitra Month 2013 dates. Chaitra month or Chait Mahina is the first month in Hindu calendar or Hindu Panchang. Chaitra month 2013 starts on March 28 and end on April 25 as per North Indian Hindu calendar followed in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Himachal, Uttaranchal, and Chhattisgarh.
As per the calendars followed in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat, Chaitra Month 2013 begins on April 11 and ends on May 9. Chaitra month 2013 is the first month in Sri Vijaya nama Samvatsaram (2013-2014) Hindu year. It is to note that Chaitro month is the last month in Bengali calendar.
According to Hinduism, on the first day of Chaitra month Lord Brahma started the creation. Nav Varsh or Hindu New Year day is celebrated on the first day of Chait month. This month marks the beginning of Vasant rithu or spring season. Ugadi, Gudhi Padwa, and Cheti Chand are the festivals celebrated as Telugu and Kannada New Year, Marathi New Year, and Sindhi New Year respectively.
Gangaur or Chaitra Gauri Puja, Chaiti Chhath Puja, Sheetalashtami, Ugadi, Gudhi Padwa, Cheti Chand, Vasant Navratri, Sri Rama Navratras, Ashokashtami, Sri Ram Navami, and Hanuman Jayanti or Hanuman Vijayotasavam are the major Hindu festivals celebrated in Chaitra month 2013.
Chaitra Month in 2012
Here are Chaitra Month 2012 dates. Chaitra month or Chait Mahina is the first month in Hindu calendar or Hindu Panchang. Chaitra month 2012 starts on March 9 and end on 6 April 2012 as per North Indian Hindu calendar.
As per the calendars followed in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat, Chaitra Month 2012 begins on March 23 and ends on April 21, 2012.