Sangrand March 2020



Sangrand is the first day of a month according to traditional solar calendars. The date of Sangrand in March 2020 is 14 March (Saturday) and this is the Chet month Sangrand. The desi month of Chet (ਚੇਤ) will start on this date, which is the first month of the year according to Bikrami Samvat (Vikram Samvat) calendar and Nanakshahi calendar. According to this, the desi new year or Nanakshahi New Year in 2020 will start on March 14, 2020 and this is the start of Nanakshahi Sammat 552.
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The winter season ends with the start of Chet month and days start getting cozy. During this month, weather is at its best and days are neither too hot not too cold. This is the best time of the year to travel in northern parts of India.
You can also check the complete jantri for the year 2020 on this link - Punjabi Jantri 2020.
On this page, we have also given list of other important days according to desi calendar and this information is divided into following sections:
Important Days in March 2020
Date Weekday Special Day
5th March Thursday Dashmi
9th March Monday Puranmashi
14th March Saturday Sangrand
24th March Tuesday Masya
29 March Sunday Panchami

What is Sangrand

Sangrand (Sankranti in Hindi) is the first day of a month according to Indian traditional calendar. Note that there are two types of traditional calendars - Solar (based upon Sun) and Lunar (based upon Moon) and Sangrand (Sankranti) is the beginning of new month according to Solar calendar. The day next to Masya or Puranmashi is considered as the first day of month according to Lunar calendar and most of the religious festivals in India are based upon Lunar calendar.
Chet is the first month of the year according to Bikrami Samvat calendar and hence the sangrand of Chet month is considered as the new year day. So according to desi calendar of 2020, the new year will start on Saturday, 14th March 2020. Many readers will say that Vaisakh is the first month of the year and festival of Vaisakhi is the new year day. But actually this festival is related to the harvesting season of wheat crop. The list of Sangrand dates in 2020 is given on this page.

Sangrand Dates 2020

In this section, the dates of Sangrand in 2020 are given. The weekday and the desi month is also mentioned alongwith the Sangrand date. Sangrand 2020 Dates
Sr. No. Sangrand Date Day of Week Indian Month
1. 14 JanuaryTuesday1 Maagh
2. 13 FebruaryThursday1 Phagan
3. 14 MarchSaturday1 Chet
4. 13 AprilMonday1 Vaisakh
5. 14 MayThursday1 Jeth
6. 14 JuneSunday1 Harh
7. 16 JulyThursday1 Sawan
8. 16 AugustSunday1 Bhadon
9. 16 SeptemberWednesday1 Assu
10. 17 OctoberSaturday1 Kattak
11. 15 NovemberSunday1 Maghar
12. 15 DecemberTuesday1 Poh

Puranmashi in 2020

The night of Full Moon is called as Puranmashi (or Punia) in Punjabi and the hindi word for this is Purnima. On this night, moon is visible as full circle and brighter than other days. As this is associated with the rotation of moon around the earth and each cycle takes little more than 29 days, so the day of puranmashi comes after almost 29 days.
The date of Puranmashi in Feb 2020 is Sunday, 9th February and this is the Maagh month puranmashi. According to Hindu calendar, the Puranmashi on 9th Feb is the Magha Puranmashi.

The list of Puranmashi dates in the year 2020 is given in the following table.
Sr. No.Puranmashi DateDay of Week
1.10 JanuaryFriday
2. 9 FebruarySunday
3. 9 MarchMonday
4. 8 AprilWednesday
5. 7 MayThursday
6. 5 JuneFriday
7. 5 JulySunday
8. 3 AugustMonday
9. 2 SeptemberWednesday
10. 1 OctoberThursdy
11.31 OctoberSaturdy
12.30 NovemberMonday
13.30 DecemberWednesday


Masya in 2020

Masya or Amavasya is the new moon day. Moon is not visible on the night of masya. In the month of February 2020, the date of Masya is Sunday, 23rd February.
Sr. No.Masya DateDay of Week
1.24 JanuaryFriday
2.23 FebruarySunday
3.24 MarchTuesday
4.22-23 AprilWednesday, Thursday
5.22 MayFriday
6.21 JuneSunday
7.20 JulyMonday
8.19 AugustWednesday
9.17 SeptemberWednesday
10.16 OctoberFriday
11.15 NovemberSunday
12.14 DecemberMondayday


Panchmi in 2020

The 5th day from the masya date is called as Panchami. This day is considered significant in Hindu religion and is considered a special day for some rituals. The Panchmi in the month of January 2020 is on 29-30 January (Wednesday-Thursday).
Sr. No.Panchami DateDay of Week
1.29-30 JanuaryWednesday, Thursday
2.28-29 FebruaryFriday-Saturday
3.29 MarchSunday
4.28 AprilTuesday
5.27 MayWednesday
6.26 JuneFriday
7.25 JulySaturday
8.23 AugustSunday
9.21 SeptemberMonday
10.21 OctoberWednesday
11.19 NovemberThurday
12.19 DecemberSaturday


Dashmi in 2020

The tenth day from Masya or Puranmashi is called as Dashmi (also Dasmi). The Dashmi, which is generally observed in temples and gurudwaras, is the tenth day from Masya. So the dashmi dates given below are according to Masya. The date of Dasmi in February 2020 is Tuesday, 4th Feb 2020. For more details about dasmi, check the following page: Dashmi 2020.
Sr. No.Dashmi DateDay of Week
1.5 JanuarySunday
2.4 FebruaryTuesday
3.5 MarchThursday
4.3 AprilFriday
5.3 MaySunday
6.1 JuneMonday
7.30 JuneTuesday
8.29 JulyWednesday
9.28 AugustFriday
10.26 SeptemberSaturday
11.26 OctoberMonday
12.24 NovemberTuesday
13.24 DecemberThursday