Happy New Year 2021: The year 2020 is going to end and the new year 2021 is going to be a great start. The year 20202 was bad for people in many ways. This year people had to face many problems. But now it is expected from the new year that everything will be alright in this year. The whole world greets the old on 31 December and welcomes the new year after 12 pm. But have you ever wondered why the New Year (Happy New Year 2021) comes only in January or why the new Jas is not celebrated in the remaining months of the year? Let’s know
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History of New Year
Let us tell you that this tradition of celebrating the new year first started from the Gregorian calendar. It started on 15 October 1582. This calendar was started by Christians. Russia had a Julian calendar before the Gregorian calendar arrived. It was only 10 months. Also, the date of Christmas in this calendar also used to change every year. Physician Alois Lilius of Naples, USA introduced a new calendar. January 1 was the first day in this calendar. Since then this calendar has become popular all over the world. And on January 1, the new year began to be celebrated.
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New Year Celebrate in India
In India, the new year is celebrated on different dates in different places. Mostly these dates fall in the months of March and April. In Punjab, the new year is celebrated on April 13 as Baisakhi. According to the Nanakshahi calendar, those who believe in Sikhism celebrate it on the second day of Holi in March. People of Jainism celebrate New Year on the next day of Diwali. It starts from the next day of attainment of salvation of Lord Mahavir Swami.