Pradosh puja in April 2012 is very auspicious as these Pradosh are the first Pradosh shiva puja in the New Hindu Year – Nandana nama Samvatsaram (2012-2013). Pradosh Vrat April 2012 dates are: April 4 and April 18. Both Pradosh vrat of the month fall on Wednesday (Budhwar). Here are the full details of Pradosh Vrat in April 2012.
4 April 2012, Wednesday: It falls in Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month in all lunar Hindu calendars followed in North India, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka. Panguni Masam in Tamil calendar and Meena Masam in Malayalam calendar.
18 April 2012, Wednesday: It falls in Krishna Paksha of Vaishakh month as per North Indian Hindi calendars whereas in Krishna Paksha of Chaitra Month as per Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, and Gujarati calendars. It falls in Chithirai Masam of Tamil Nadu and Meda Masam of Kerala.