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Maharashtra's Grand Gudi Padwa Celebrations In Pics

Maharashtra celebrated Gudi Padwa or the Marathi New Year on Tuesday, April 9, with glittery processions, men and women dressed in traditional attires and scrumptious delicacies to mark the occasion. The festival of Gudi Padwa, also known as Ugadi, Chaitra Shukla Pratipada, or Cheti Chand, derives its name from 'gudi' which is the flag of Lord Brahma and 'padwa' which is the first day of the phase of the moon.

Gudi Padwa 2024 | Photo: AP/Rajanish Kakade

A family dressed in traditional attire watches a procession to mark Gudi Padwa or the Marathi New Year in Mumbai.

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Gudi Padwa 2024 | Photo: AP/Rajanish Kakade

A woman dressed in traditional attire participates in a procession to mark Gudi Padwa or the Marathi New Year in Mumbai.

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Gudi Padwa 2024 | Photo: AP/Rajanish Kakade

Women dressed in traditional attire dance during a procession to mark Gudi Padwa or the Marathi New Year in Mumbai.

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Gudi Padwa 2024 | Photo: AP/Rajanish Kakade

A woman dressed in traditional attire participates in a procession to mark Gudi Padwa or the Marathi New Year in Mumbai.

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Gudi Padwa 2024 | Photo: AP/Rajanish Kakade

A woman dressed in traditional attire participates in a procession to mark Gudi Padwa or the Marathi New Year in Mumbai.

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Gudi Padwa 2024 | Photo: AP/Rajanish Kakade

Women dressed in traditional attire participate in a procession to mark Gudi Padwa or the Marathi New Year in Mumbai.

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Gudi Padwa 2024 | Photo: AP/Rajanish Kakade

Women dressed in traditional attire participate in a procession to mark Gudi Padwa or the Marathi New Year in Mumbai.

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Gudi Padwa 2024 | Photo: PTI/Kunal Patil

A woman dressed in traditional attire participates in a rally on the occasion of 'Gudi Padwa', the Maharashtrian New Year, at Girgaon in Mumbai.

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Gudi Padwa 2024 | Photo: PTI/Kunal Patil

Women dressed in traditional attire participate in a rally on the occasion of 'Gudi Padwa', the Maharashtrian New Year, at Girgaon in Mumbai.

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