Cheti Chand 2016, Sindhi New Year 2016 date. When is Cheti Chand in 2016? Cheti Chand in 2016 date.
In 2016, Cheti Chand date is April 8. Chetti Chand is the Sindhi New Year Day celebrated on the second day of Cheti month, Chaitra month.
Cheti Chand (Chetti Chand) is the Sindhi New Year Day celebrated on the second day of Cheti month (Chaitra month).
Cheti Chand festival is similar to other Hindu New Year festivals like Ugadi (Telugu New Year and Kannada New Year) celebrated in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, and Gudi Padwa (Marathi New Year) celebrated in Maharashtra. Cheti Chand is celebrated as a commemoration of birthday of Sindhi patron saint Jhulelal.
On Cheti Chand Sindhi people celebrate their special rituals with utmost gaiety and pomp. Sindhi devotees carry Jhulelal devta to nearby lake or river along with Baharana Sahib (consists of Jyot, Mishri, Phota, Fruits, and Akha).
On Cheti Chand day, when you want to wish a Sindhi a Happy New Year, then say ‘Cheti Chand jyon Lakh Lakh Wadayun Athav, which means laks of wishes for Happy Cheti Chand.
When he wants to reply, he says ‘Tohan khe bhi Cheti Chand jyon Lakh Lakh Wadayun Athav, which means I wish you the same.
Tamil New Year is celebrated as Puthandu or Varusha Pirapu. Malayalam New Year day is Vishu.
Cheti Chand in other countries
Cheti Chand in USA – 8 April 2016
Cheti Chand in Canada – 8 April 2016
Cheti Chand in UK & Other European countries – 8 April 2016
Cheti Chand in UAE & Other Middle East countries – 8 April 2016
Cheti Chand in Singapore – 8 April 2016
Cheti Chand in Malaysia – 8 April 2016
Cheti Chand in Australia & New Zealand – 8 April 2016
Cheti Chand in South Africa – 8 April 2016
Cheti Chand in Fiji Islands – 8 April 2016
In 2015, Cheti Chand date was March 22.
In 2014, Cheti Chand date was April 1.
In 2013, Cheti Chand date was April 11. In some places, Cheti Chand was also celebrated on April 12.
Cheti Chand 2012 date was March 24. In 2012, Chaitra Dwitiya was on March 24 hence it was celebrated on the day.