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Nuakhai Festival Celebration in Odisha 2023

Nuakhai Festival Celebration in Odisha 2023 : OdiaLive Team wishes You & Family A very Happy & Joyful Nuakhai. To all our visitors KOTI KOTI NUAKHAI JUHAR . JAI MAA SAMALESWARI.

Western Odisha has geared up for its biggest festival of the year Nuakhai on Thursday, 20 September 2023.

NUAKHAIR TIHAR ANICHHE
NUA SAPAN NUA ASHA…
HASI KHELI KARI BTU E BACHHAR,
MAA SAMLEI VARSA…
NUAKHAI JUHAR

The Lagna for the festival is decided on the next day of Janmashtami by the Brahmamandap Pandit Mahasabha in Sambalpur every year.

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Also, Read- Special Nuakhai Song. Click here.



Is Nuakhai a holiday in Odisha?
Ans – Yes. It’s a Government Holiday. The festival is widely celebrated in Odisha

Ans- Nuakhai is observed to welcome the new rice of the season. According to the calendar it is observed on panchami tithi (the fifth day) of the lunar fortnight of the month of Bhadrapada or Bhadraba (August-September), the day after the Ganesh Chaturthi festival.



Nuakhai is one of the unique social festivals which gets its name from the word ‘nua’ meaning ‘new’ and ‘khai’ meaning ‘food’. This traditional festival has a great significance for farmers and the agricultural community as it is performed to welcome the season’s newly harvested rice.
Nuakhai Festival Celebration in Odisha 2023
Nuakhai Juhar Festival is a popular festival in the Western Odisha, also known by the names Nuakhai Bhetghat and Nuakhai Parab. The agricultural festival is celebrated every year in South Chhattisgarh, West Odisha, and the regions of Simdega to welcome the new crop of the season.



NUA DHAN K NUA MAN
BANE BANE THAUN APAN
NUAKHAIR BADKHA TIHAR
SABKU MOR NUAKHAI JUHAR

Nuakhai is celebrated for years with great pump & show in western Odisha districts of Sambalpur, Bargarh, Sundargarh, Kalahandi, Bolangir, Subarnapur, Deogarh, Jharsuguda and Boudh in order to welcome the new paddy crop. Before the festival was restricted to western Odisha but now the festival is celebrated not only in other parts of Odisha but also across the world by Odia people or community.

NUAKHAI PARAB SABHIR PARAB
NUA KHAILE HESI NUA
NUA CHINTA, NUA ASHA
MAA PENDRANI DESI ASIRWAD
SABKE NUKHAI JUHAR.

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