Hindu Festivals and Auspicious Days in April 2011

Here are the dates of important Hindu festivals and auspicious days in April 2011. The dates and tithis are given based on the standard Hindu Panchangam of India. Gudi Padwa (Marathi New Year), Ugadi (Kannada and Telugu New Year), Cheti Chand (Sindhi New Year), Chaitra Navratri, Sri Ram Navami, Chithirai Vishu (Tamil New Year), Poila Baisakh (Bengali New Year), Bohag Bihu (Assamese New Year), and Hanuman Jayanthi are the important festivals in March 2011. Here you can find all other regional and sub-regional festivals’ dates in the month.

  • 1 April 2011 – Madhukrishna Trayodashi
  • 1 April 2011 – Masa Shivratri
  • 3 April 2011 – Amavasya in Chaitra month / Falgun month
  • 4 April 2011 – Gudhi Padwa
  • 4 April 2011 – Ugadi (Telugu and Kannada New Year) (Sri Khara nama Samvatsara Ugadi)
  • 4 April 2011 – Chaitra Navratri or Basant Navratri begins
  • 4 April 2011 – Chaitra Month begins in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, and Kannada
  • 5 April 2011 – Cheti Chand (Sindhi New Year)
  • 6 April 2011 – Gowri Tritiya / Ganga Gauri Puja / Andolan Tritiya
  • 6 April 2011 – Gangaur festival
  • 6 April 2011 – Matsya Jayanti
  • 8 April 2011 – Shri Panchami / Lakshmi Panchami
  • 10 April 2011 – Bhanu Saptami
  • 10 April 2011 – Basanti Puja or Basanti Durga Puja begins in Bengal
  • 11 April 2011 – Durga Ashtami in Chaitra Navratri
  • 11 April 2011 – Ashokashtami
  • 11 April 2011 – Annapurna Puja in Bengal
  • 11 April 2011 – Shirdi Sai Baba Utsav begins
  • 12 April 2011 – Sri Ram Navami
  • 12 April 2011 – Chaitra Navratri ends
  • 12 April 2011 – Sri Swaminarayan Jayanti
  • 13 April 2011 – Sai Baba Utsav ends in Shirdi
  • 14 April 2011 – Kamada Ekadasi
  • 14 April 2011 – Baisakhi (Punjabi New Year)
  • 14 April 2011 – Tamil New Year begins / Chithirai Vishu or Puthandu / Varsha Pirappu
  • 14 April 2011 – Malayalam Astrological New Year begins
  • 14 April 2011 – Mesha Sankranti
  • 15 April 2011 – Bengali New Year / Pohela Boisakh / Naba Barsha
  • 15 April 2011 – Rongali Bihu / Assamese New Year begins / Bohag Bihu
  • 15 April 2011 – Pradosh
  • 16 April 2011 – Anang Vrat / Anang Trayodasi vrat
  • 16 April 2011 – Damanak Chaturdashi
  • 16 April 2011 – Madurai Meenakshi Kalyanam
  • 17 April 2011 – Hanuman Jayanti Upvaas
  • 18 April 2011 – Hanuman Jayanti on Chaitra Purnima
  • 19 April 2011 – Vaishakh month 2011 begins in North India
  • 21 April 2011 – Sankashti Chaturthi
  • 25 April 2011 – Kalashtami
  • 28 April 2011 – Varuthini Ekadasi
  • 28 April 2011 – Sri Vallabhacharya Jayanti
  • 30 April 2011 – Shani Pradosh Vrat

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