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Cheti Chand 2020 - Cheti Chand India Date, Timing And Schedule 2020

Cheti Chand Is Celebrated As The Sindhi New Year And Falls On The Second Day Of Navratri According To Hindu Calendar.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shriparna Saha | Updated on: 20 Mar 2020, 08:21:00 AM
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New Delhi:

One of the most popular festival of Sindhi community, Cheti Chand falls on March 26 this year. The festival is celebrated as the Sindhi New Year and falls on the second day of Navratri according to Hindu calendar. Sindhi saint Ishtadeva Uderolal, popularly known as Jhulelal was born during this time. The festival is celebrated a day after Gudi Padwa and Ugadi.

The festival is celebrated by starting a procession of Jhulelal. Water is worshiped on the day especially in the Sindh province. The festival is observed both by Sindh Muslims and Sindh Hindus. The possession called Baharana Sahib consists of jyoti (oil lamp) placed on a pot made of wheat flour, akha, fruits and cardamom. During the possession Baharana sahib being called the water God is taken to the river for a bath. Devotees then devour the puja offering or Prasad.


Cheti Chand Muhurat For New Delhi, India

 Dvitiya Tithi Begins at 17:28:39 on March 25, 2020

Dvitiya Tithi Ends at 19:55:17 on March 26, 2020

During Cheti Chand, the Sindh community people wear new elegant clothes. Cultural programmes follow along with langar. Newborns are taken to the river for the tonsure or Mundan ceremony.

Who is Cheti Chand, the Sindhi saint

The Sindhi saint is also known as Uderolal, Zinda Phir, Lal Saiand Varun Dev. He is considered the true protector of the Singh community. He volunteered for Hindu Muslim and in the philosophy of God

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First Published : 10 Mar 2020, 10:52:19 AM