People celebrate Marathi New Year Gudi Padwa

Gudi Padwa is one of the most-awaited events in Maharashtra. People start preparing for the festival months before. The festival marks the beginning of New Year in the state and is celebrated with much fervor. As the Hindu New Year has started from Sunday, people in Maharashtra's Nagpur celebrated Marathi New Year Gudi Padwa. The celebrations were marked by colourful and musical processions. Girls were seen beating drums during the celebrations.