Ugadi is celebrated on the first day of Chaitra, a month in the Hindu lunisolar calendar. It will be celebrated by the people of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. Ugadi is derived from the combination of two words, Yuga, which means age and Adi meaning the beginning of a new age.
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Ugadi, mark the beginning of the new year and people celebrate it with great enthusiasm. The celebration takes place early in the morning and people wear new clothes. Muggulu or Rangoli pattern is prepared on the floor and the house is decored with mango leaves and neem. The decoration is known as Torana.
This year Ugadi festival is being celebrated on April 13 with great happiness and joy.