Angarika Chaturthi is the Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat which falls on Tuesday. In January 2013, Angarika Sankashti Chaturthi date is January 1.
This Angarika Chaturthi falls in Margashirsha Month as per Telugu, Kannada, Marathi & Gujarati calendars whereas it falls in Paush Month in North Indian Hindi calendars.
As this Angarika Sankashti falls on the English New Year Day, this vrata has some more significance this year. There is another Sankashti Chaturthi in January 2013.
Devotees observe fasting throughout the day and offer puja to Lord Ganesha in the night after seeing the moonrise.
Moonrise Time on 1 January 2013 is 9.40 PM.