14 April 2015 is Puthandu, Varusha Pirappu, Chithirai Vishu, Chithirai 1. In 2015, Puthandu marks the beginning of Manmatha Varusha as per Tamil Panchangam.
This is the first day in Tamil month of Chithirai masam in Manmatha year. As per Hinduism (Tamil beliefs), Chithirai Vishu is the day during which Lord Brahma started the creation.
Many temples host special pujas during Puthandu in Tamil Nadu. Chithirai Vishu is also known as Chithirai 1 or Chithirai month 1.
Mesha Sankranti marks the Puthandu, the Tamil New Year day.
Tamil New Year day 2015 date in USA & Canada is – April 14 (PST, MST, CST & EST).
Tamil New Year day 2015 date in UK & Europe, UAE & other Gulf countries – April 14
Tamil New Year day 2015 date in Singapore, Malaysia – April 14
Tamil New Year day 2015 date in Australia & New Zealand – April 15