Notes: All timings are represented in 24+ hour notation in local time of Fairfield, United States with DST adjustment (if applicable).
Hours past midnight are higher than 24:00 and fall on next day. In Panchang day starts and ends with sunrise.
Most Lunar calendars start the year on Shukla Paksha Pratipada during Chaitra month and this day is celebrated as Gudi Padwa and Yugadi. However in Gujarat New Year starts on Shukla Paksha Pratipada in month of Kartik.
Gujarati New Year is the time to close old account books and to open new account books. In Gujarat traditional account books are known as Chopda. New Chopda(s) are inaugurated during Diwali Puja in presence of Goddess Lakshmi to seek Her blessing and this ritual is known as Chopda Pujan. During Chopda Puja new account books are marked with auspicious symbols to make the financial year profitable.