Puthandu 2016, Puthandu 2016 date. When is Puthandu in 2016. Chithirai Vishu 2016, When is Chithirai Vishu in 2016?
Puthandu, Varusha Pirappu, Chithirai Vishu, Chithirai Pirappu, Chithirai 1 – is the Tamil New Year day. It falls on Mesha Sankramana (Mesha Sankranti day). Mesha Sankramanam is the transition of the Sun into Mesha Rashi (Aries Zodiac) from Meena Rashi (Pisces Zodiac).
In 2016, Puthandu date is April 14. It marks the beginning of Durmukhi Nama Samvatsaram (Vijaya Varusha) in Hindu calendar.Durmukhi Samvatsaram is the 30th year in 60 years of Hindu almanac cycle.
Puthandu also marks the first day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil calendar. Tamil Panchangam / Nalla Neram begins with Chithirai Masam and ends with Panguni Masam.
Puthandu is also known as Sauramana Ugadi as it marks the beginning of the new year as per Sauramana Panchangam (Solar calendar).
Puthandu 2016 date in USA & Canada is – April 13 (PST, MST, CST & EST).
Puthandu 2016 date in UK & Europe, UAE & other Gulf countries – April 14
Puthandu 2016 date in Singapore, Malaysia – April 14
Puthandu 2016 date in Australia & New Zealand – April 14