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Sharad Purnima celebrated on 5th October this year
Sharad or Kojagiri Purnima which is being observed today in the country marks the onset of the autumn season in the country. This Purnima falls on the full moon day in the Ashwin month (according to Hindu calendar) and is celebrated in various parts of the country. Hindus celebrate the full moon this day and this is known as the Kaumudi celebration.