Bestu Varas : Gujarati New Year
Gujarati New Year or Bestu Varsh is being celebrated on October 26, 2022
- In Gujarat, the New Year which is popularly known as Bestu Varsh is celebrated as part of the five-day Diwali Celebrations.
- Ideally, Gujarati New Year falls on Pratipada of Shukla Paksha in the Kartik month; therefore, it is generally celebrated on Govardhan Puja during Diwali.
- People begin their New Year by visiting temples in the morning.
- Homes are decorated with Asopalav torans and marigold flowers, and attractive Rangoli at the entrance to welcome guests on the New Year.