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Name of Tamil Twelve Months: The Tamil new year usually falls in mid-April and the calendar consists of twelve months. Unlike the Gregorian calendar, the number of days in a given month can vary between years. Moreover, Tamil months may even have 32 days. For example, the month of Vaikasi had 32 days in 1996 and 31 days in 1998. Similarly, Aani had 31 days in 1996 and 32 days in 1998. The following table shows when the first day of each month occurs:

No.

Tamil month

in English

Start date

 

10.

தை

Thai

January

11.

மாசி

Maasi

February

12.

பங்குனி

Panguni

March

1.

சித்திரை

Chiththirai

April

2.

வைகாசி

Vaikasi

May

3.

ஆணி

Aani

June

4.

ஆடி

Aadi

July

5.

ஆவணி

Aavani

August

6.

புரட்டாசி

Purattasi

September

7.

ஐப்பசி

Aippasi

October

8.

கார்த்திகை

Karthikai

November

9.

மார்கழி

Markazhi

December

*Thai 1 : Pongal Festival  and Tamil New Year's Day



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About Tamil Calendar

Tamil Calendar vs Hindu Calendar

By Soosai Prakash A

Tamil calendar is a derivative of old Zodiac calendar now based on modern lunar year system.

Tamil Calendar uses solar calendar system for calculating number days per year and at the same time calculating number of days in a month using sun moving from one Tamil Raasi to the other, making Tamil months to have 29 to 32 days length. In contrast, Telugu (Hindu) uses only lunar calendar

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