We are almost close to the upcoming year 2020 and the very first thing that we look for is the New Year calendar. The search for one such calendar is Lala Ramswaroop Calendar 2020.
Calendars or Calmanac (calendar + almanac) are handy, especially when there are so many festivals, fasts and holidays are lined up every month. Especially, Hindu calendars, also known as Panchang, are much in demand at the start of the New Year.
Lala Ramswaroop Calendar 2020 contains a list of bank holidays, national festivals, long weekends, festivals, and significant events beforehand.
January 2020, the first month of the year will witness harvest festival celebrations like Baisakhi (Lohri), Pongal, Makara Sankranti, and Bhogali Bihu. Other important festivals and notable days include Basant Panchami, Republic Day of India, Swami Vivekananda Jayanti, Subhash Chandra Bose Jayanti, and Gandhi Punyatithi.
Maha Shivaratri is going to be the most significance Vrat in February 2020. Guru Ravidas Jayanti, Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti, and Ramakrishna Jayanti are other significant days in the second month of the year.
Holi, the ‘Festival of Colours’ is going to be the highlight of the month. It will take place on March 10 (Tuesday). The third month of the year will also witness a number of New Year’s Day as per Hindu calendars. They are Gudi Padwa in Maharashtra, Ugadi in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana states in India. Cheti Chand is the New Year for Sindhi Hindus. Hindus in Goa celebrate Samvatsar Padvo while Navreh is the festival commemorated by Kashmiri Pandits.
In the fourth month of the year, April 2020 will see a nine-day festival of Chaitra Navaratri followed by Ram Navami.
May 2020 does not have notable Hindu fasts as such but several international observances like Mother’s Day, International Worker’s Day.
Coming to June 2020, it is another month low of festivities but high on world days like Father’s Day, World Environment Day, International Yoga Day.
July 2020 will see celebrations such as Guru Purnima and Tulsidas Jayanti.
August will open the door to big celebrations as the eighth month of the year will have festivals such as Raksha Bandhan on August 3, Krishna Janmashtami on August 11, Ganesh Chaturthi on August 22 and Onam on August 31. Not only this, there are other significant days like Indian Independence Day on August 15 and Friendship Day on August 2.
September 2020 is again full of national and international days.
The tenth month of the year will see Sharad Navratri celebrations across the country. It will have festivals like Durga Ashtami and Dussehra on October 25. There are other big days like Gandhi Jayanti on October 2, Madhvacharya Jayanti on October 26, Valmiki Jayanti and Meera Bai Jayanti on October 31.
In November 2020, we will be celebrating Diwali on November 14. Karwa Chauth will be celebrated on November 4, Chhath will begin on November 20 and Guru Nanak Jayanti on November 30.
In the last month of the year, December 2020 does not have any significant Hindu festival or fast but definitely has many masik vrat (monthly fasts).