Sauramana Ugadi is the Hindu New Year observed as per the Sauramana Panchangam (Solar calendar). In 2016, Sauramana Ugadi date is April 14.
It is also referred to as Meshadi, Vaishakhadi, Mesha Sankranti, etc..
Puthandu in Tamil Nadu
As Tamil people follow Sauramana Panchanga, Varusha Pirappu, Puthandu, Chithirai Vishu, is celebrated as the Tamil New Year celebrated all around the world. In 2016, Varusha Pirappu or Puthandu date is April 14. It is celebrated on Mesha Sankranti day.
Mahavishuba Sankranti in Odisha
Odiya New Year is celebrated as Mahavishuba Sankranti, Meru Sankranti, Pana Sankranti, etc.. In 2016, Mahavishuba Sankranti date is April 14.
Vishu in Kerala
14 April 2016 is Vishu in Kerala. Vishu is the Malayalam Zodiac New Year day. It is the first day of Medam Month in Malayalam calendar (Kolla Varsham). It is celebrated on the next day of Mesha Sankranti.
Pohela Boishakh in West Bengal
Pohela Boishakh which marks the beginning of Bengali New Year, falls on the next day of Mesha Sankranti (the day of Sun’s transition into Mesha Rashi – Aries sign). It falls on the first day of Boishakh Month as per Bengali Panjika. In 2016, Pohela Boishakh date is April 14.
Rongali Bihu in Assam
Rongali Bihu or Bohag Bihu is the Assamese New Year celebrated in mid April. Bohag Bihu 2016 or Rongali Bihu 2016 date is April 14.