Festive ride to celebrate Maharashtrian New Year

Indian women dressed in traditional attire riding motorcycles as they took part in a procession celebrating Gudhi Padwa, or the Maharashtrian New Year, in Mumbai yesterday. Gudhi Padwa is the Hindu New Year for people in India's Maharashtra state. It
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Indian women dressed in traditional attire riding motorcycles as they took part in a procession celebrating Gudhi Padwa, or the Maharashtrian New Year, in Mumbai yesterday. Gudhi Padwa is the Hindu New Year for people in India's Maharashtra state. It marks the end of a harvest and the beginning of a new one.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 07, 2019, with the headline 'Festive ride to celebrate Maharashtrian New Year'. Print Edition | Subscribe