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 2012 date is 2 April, Saturday. It is a big festival for Kashmiri Pandits.
This day marks the starting of 5098 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.