Tamil New Year is celebrated according to the Tamil calender on the first day of Chitteri month. It comes every year on April 14th. Tamil New Year is a special occasion for Tamil people.
In India Tamil new year is celebrated in Tamilnadu and Puduccheri. The Tamil population in Srilanka, Malaysia, Singapore and Mauritius also celebrate it in a grand manner.
On this new year day Tamil people greet each other by saying “Iniya Tamizh Puthaandu Nalvazhthukkal”.