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The festival is celebrated on the eve of Zoroastrian calendar new year. This year, Parsi New Year will fall on 17th August.

Parsi New Year, also called Jamshedi Navroz or Pateti, is one of the biggest events for the people who follow Zoroastrianism. It is the celebration of the remittance of the community from evil thoughts and deeds as well as purging themselves of the sins of the past years.

The festival is celebrated on the eve of Zoroastrian calendar new year. This year, Parsi New Year will fall on 17th August.

India, being home to the largest number of Parsis from around the world, who mainly reside in Gujarat and Maharashtra, holds a cultural significance.

Published on The Statesman