Navreh or Kashmiri New Year on 4 April 2011

Navreh is the Kashmiri New Year day celebrated on Chaitra Pratipada (first day of Chaitra month). It also marks the beginning of Chaitra Navratri. Navreh 2011 date is 4 April, Monday. It is a big festival for Kashmiri Pandits. This day marks the starting of 5087 year in Sapat Rishi Samvat calendar which is a standard almanac for Hindus in Kashmir.

Navreh is mentioned as sacred as Shivratri in many Holy Scriptures of Kashmir including Nilmat Purana and Raj Tharangini.

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