It would not be wrong to say that New Year’s Day is probably the most celebrated public holiday globally since most of the nations follow the Gregorian calendar officially.
The New Year’s Day was dedicated to Janus, the god of gates, doors and beginnings by the Romans. The first month of the year, January is named after him. Later on, this date was celebrated to mark the Feast of the Circumcision of Christ which took place at the eighth day of Christ’s life. Jesus Christ was born on 25th December.
Apart from 1st January, the New Year day is celebrated on different dates across the globe. Let’s go through:
India, the nation of different cultures also observes New Year on different dates.