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Unique style of Marathis for welcoming New Year

Unique style of Marathis for welcoming New Year

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk [ Updated: April 01, 2014 12:41 IST ]
  • People dressed in traditional attire dance during a procession as they celebrate Gudi Padwa, or the Marathi new year, in Mumbai. (AP Photo)
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    People dressed in traditional attire dance during a procession as they celebrate Gudi Padwa, or the Marathi new year, in Mumbai. (AP Photo)
  • This day is also the first day of Chaitra Navratri and Ghatasthapana also known as Kalash Sthapana is done on this day. (AP Photo)
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    This day is also the first day of Chaitra Navratri and Ghatasthapana also known as Kalash Sthapana is done on this day. (AP Photo)
  • The practice of raising the Gudhi was started by Shivaji Maharaj to welcome the new year and symbolizes victory Vijay Dhwaj . (AP Photo)
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    The practice of raising the Gudhi was started by Shivaji Maharaj to welcome the new year and symbolizes victory Vijay Dhwaj . (AP Photo)
  • Since then this culture of raising Gudhi's has been followed in and around the strong holds of the Maratha kingdom. (AP Photo)
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    Since then this culture of raising Gudhi's has been followed in and around the strong holds of the Maratha kingdom. (AP Photo)
  • A woman dressed in traditional attire sits on a horse during a procession celebrating Gudi Padwa . (AP Photo)
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    A woman dressed in traditional attire sits on a horse during a procession celebrating Gudi Padwa . (AP Photo)