New Year 2022: –The year 2021 is about to end and the new year 2022 is about to start wonderfully. The year 2020-21 has been bad for the people in many ways. This year people had to face many problems. But now from the new year, it is expected that everything will be fine in this year. The whole world welcomes the old on 31st December and welcomes the new year after 12 o’clock. But have you ever wondered why the new year (Happy New Year 2022) comes only in January or why the new season is not celebrated for the rest of the year? Let’s know about it
New Year 2022: Know the history of celebrating the new year
New Year History
Let us tell you that this tradition of celebrating the happy new year first started with the Gregorian calendar. It started on 15 October 1582. This calendar was started by Christians. Before the arrival of the Gregorian calendar, Russia had a Julian calendar. It was only 10 months. Also, the date of Christmas in this calendar used to change every year. Physician Aloysius Lillius of Naples, USA, introduced a new calendar. January 1 was the first day on this calendar. Since then this calendar has become popular all over the world. And on January 1 the new year began to be celebrated
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new year in India
In India, happy New Year is celebrated on different dates in different places. Most of these dates fall in the months of March and April. In Punjab, New Year is celebrated as Baisakhi on 13th April. The followers of Sikhism celebrate it on the second day of Holi in March according to the Nanakshahi calendar. The people of Jainism celebrate the new year on the next day of Diwali. It starts from the next day after the attainment of the salvation of Lord Mahavir Swami.