The first day of Hindu calendar is marked as the beginning of New Year – “Ugadi” in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and “Gudi Padwa” in Maharashtra. Apart from being celebrated as the New Year ,this day also denotes the arrival of spring in India. On Gudi Padwa, a Gudi is prepared and hoisted at the doorstep of every Maharashtrian household and various rituals are performed thereafter. As New Year is an occasion to celebrate, everyone exchanges gifts, makes merry and enjoys themselves. Gift ideas for Gudi Padwa and Ugadi are flowers or decorative wall hangings.
Apparel , gadgets and festive food hampers also make great gifts for this festival. Toys and chocolates for kids and sweet delicacies for everyone in the family make a perfect New year gifting. For all those of you celebrating Gudi Padwa or Ugadi, we wish you a great year ahead with lots of blessings, not to forget good times with family and friends. As a special way to celebrate the changing of the year we have put together an electic collection of gifts which you can shower your loved ones with this season. Here’s to the New Year!