Puthandu is the Tamil New Year which is celebrated on or around April 14 every year. Also known as Puthuvarusham, Puthandu 2017 or Tamil New Year 2017 will be celebrated on April 14, 2017, by Hindu Tamilians all over the world. Tamil New Year is celebrated by drawing beautiful rangolis and wearing new clothes. Forwarding Happy Tamil New Year messages and wishes on WhatsApp and Facebook to their friends and family on this day is a normal practice. Iniya Puthandu Nalvazhthukkal wishes and WhatsApp GIF messages are also shared on the social media. Puthandu is celebrated by Tamil Hindus in India as well as other countries like Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore and Mauritius. Vaisakhi, Vishu, Puthandu, Mesadi, Vaisakhadi and Bahag Bihu 2017: Vice President Hamid Ansari extends greetings
Tamil New Year marks the Spring Equinox and is the first day of the traditional Tamil calendar. Tamil New year is celebrated by all Tamil Hindus in India as well as Sri Lanka. The new year falls on the first day of the Hindu month of Chittirai and is celebrated by wearing new clothes and visiting the temple. The New Year celebrations also include feasting on various snacks and delicacies specially prepared to celebrate the Tamil Puthandu. The day also marks other festivals like Vishu in Kerala, Vaisakhi in Punjab and other north Indian states. As we celebrate the Tamil New Year 2017, here are the best Best Quotes, SMS, WhatsApp GIF image Messages on Puthandu celebrations.
WhatsApp Reads: May each of your days be filled with cheer, new resolutions and success, from this beautiful day of Puthandu till the next. Have a happy Tamil New Year!
WhatsApp Reads: May this Tamil New Year’s day bring Joy, Prosperity, Success and Hope into your lives and your near and dear ones. Puthandu Vazhtukal!
WhatsApp Reads: Iraivannin Arull, Enrum Namakku Kidaikkum, Enru Nambuvoam, Oru Indianaaga, Devaimai Pirappai Kondaduvoam. Anaivarukkum Puthandu NalVazhthukkal!
WhatsApp Reads: Good fortune, good health and a wonderful life. These are wished for you this Tamil New Year.
WhatsApp Reads: This is a time of new beginnings and also to celebrate life – Puthandu Vazhtukal
WhatsApp Reads: From this Puthandu let’s take a step forward with hope and dreams in our minds. Make the most dare things possible in life.
WhatsApp Reads: A new beginning, New hopes and new horizons to reach. May the Sun radiate all the goodness of life, In the coming year and always! Puthandu Vazthukal!
WhatsApp Reads: Vettri’yai Virumbum Namakku, Tholvi’yai Thaangum Manam Illai. Tholvi’yai thaangum Manam irundhaal adhuvum Oru Vettri’ dhaan. Intha Putthaandil Anaivarukkum Vetri Kidaikattum. Wish You a Very Happy & Prosperous New Year.
WhatsApp Reads: Naan eppava’vadhu ungalukku thunbangalum kastangalum koduthirundhal, ennai dhayavu seithu mannikkavum. Ini ungal vaalkaiyil kurukkida maattaen. Ippadikku, ungalai vittu pirindhu sellum ungal nanban! Iniya Puthandu Nalvazhthukkal.
Tamil New Year is a national holiday in Sri Lanka and is a public holiday in Tamil Nadu. Visiting temples on Puthandu is an age-old tradition that has been followed, and famous temples like the Madurai Meenakshiamman get crowded with devotees on this day. Families unite to celebrate on this day and the famous New Year feast is also enjoyed by everyone. Tamil New Year also marks the day of the first ploughing and in Sri Lanka families consider this day to be auspicious to begin their first financial transaction and are called Kai-vishesham. Here is wishing you and your family a Happy Tamil New Year, or as it is traditionally said, Iniya Puthandu Nalvazhthukkal.