Mumbai: Saree-clad biker women take to streets to celebrate Gudi Padwa

File photo. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team Delhi, India Mar 18, 2018, 11.47 AM (IST)

As the country celebrates the spring festival of Gudi Padwa, Mumbai witnessed a colourful parade of women bikers clad in traditional Marathi attire to commemorate the new year for Marathi Hindus.

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Women in Mumbai's Girgaon area took to the streets, riding two-wheelers in traditional Maharashtrian sarees. Some pinions carried elaborate parasols to save themselves from the scorching heat and add more drama to their grand avatar.

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Every year, Gudi Padwa is celebrated in Maharashtra and adjoining regions on the first day of the Chaitra month of the Hindu calender. 

The day marks the onset of the New year according to the lunisolar Hindu calendar.