Sangrand January 2020



Sangrand is the first day of a month according to traditional solar calendars. The date of Sangrand in January 2020 is 14 January (Tuesday) and this is the Maagh month Sangrand. The desi month Maagh (ਮਾਘ) will start on this date, which is the eleventh month of the year according to Bikrami Samvat (Vikram Samvat) calendar. Poh, the tenth month of the year, will end on 13th January. Lohri is a famous festival of Punjab, which is celebrated on the last day in the month of Poh.
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The winters are at its peak during the month of Poh & Maagh and these are the coldest months in Punjab and other parts of north India.
You can also check the complete jantri for the year 2020 on this link - Punjabi Jantri 2020.
On this page, we have also given list of other important days according to desi calendar and this information is divided into following sections:
Important Days in January 2020
Date Weekday Special Day
5th Jan Sunday Dashmi
10th Jan Friday Puranmashi
14th Jan Tuesday Sangrand
24th Jan Friday Masya
29-30th Jan Wednesday, Thursday Panchami

What is Sangrand

Sangrand (Sankranti in Hindi) is the first day of a month according to Indian traditional calendar. Note that there are two types of traditional calendars - Solar (based upon Sun) and Lunar (based upon Moon) and Sangrand (Sankranti) is the beginning of new month according to Solar calendar. The day next to Masya or Puranmashi is considered as the first day of month according to Lunar calendar and most of the religious festivals in India are based upon Lunar calendar.
Chet is the first month of the year according to Bikrami Samvat calendar and hence the sangrand of Chet month is considered as the new year day. So according to desi calendar of 2020, the new year will start on Saturday, 14th March 2020. Many readers will say that Vaisakh is the first month of the year and festival of Vaisakhi is the new year day. But actually this festival is related to the harvesting season of wheat crop. The list of Sangrand dates in 2020 is given on this page.

Sangrand Dates 2020

In this section, the dates of Sangrand in 2020 are given. The weekday and the desi month is also mentioned alongwith the Sangrand date. Sangrand 2020 Dates
Sr. No. Sangrand Date Day of Week Indian Month
1. 14 JanuaryTuesday1 Maagh
2. 13 FebruaryThursday1 Phagan
3. 14 MarchSaturday1 Chet
4. 13 AprilMonday1 Vaisakh
5. 14 MayThursday1 Jeth
6. 14 JuneSunday1 Harh
7. 16 JulyThursday1 Sawan
8. 16 AugustSunday1 Bhadon
9. 16 SeptemberWednesday1 Assu
10. 17 OctoberSaturday1 Kattak
11. 15 NovemberSunday1 Maghar
12. 15 DecemberTuesday1 Poh

Puranmashi in 2020

The night of Full Moon is called as Puranmashi (or Punia) in Punjabi and the hindi word for this is Purnima. On this night, moon is visible as full circle and brighter than other days. As this is associated with the rotation of moon around the earth and each cycle takes little more than 29 days, so the day of puranmashi comes after almost 29 days.
The date of Puranmashi in January 2020 is Friday, 10 January and this is the Poh month puranmashi. According to Hindu calendar, the Puranmashi on 10th January is the Paush Puranmashi.

The list of Puranmashi dates in the year 2020 is given in the following table.
Sr. No.Puranmashi DateDay of Week
1.10 JanuaryFriday
2. 9 FebruarySunday
3. 9 MarchMonday
4. 8 AprilWednesday
5. 7 MayThursday
6. 5 JuneFriday
7. 5 JulySunday
8. 3 AugustMonday
9. 2 SeptemberWednesday
10. 1 OctoberThursdy
11.31 OctoberSaturdy
12.30 NovemberMonday
13.30 DecemberWednesday


Masya in 2020

Masya or Amavasya is the new moon day. Moon is not visible on the night of masya. In the month of January 2020, the date of Masya is Friday, 24th January.
Sr. No.Masya DateDay of Week
1.24 JanuaryFriday
2.23 FebruarySunday
3.24 MarchTuesday
4.22-23 AprilWednesday, Thursday
5.22 MayFriday
6.21 JuneSunday
7.20 JulyMonday
8.19 AugustWednesday
9.17 SeptemberWednesday
10.16 OctoberFriday
11.15 NovemberSunday
12.14 DecemberMondayday


Panchmi in 2020

The 5th day from the masya date is called as Panchami. This day is considered significant in Hindu religion and is considered a special day for some rituals. The Panchmi in the month of January 2020 is on 29-30 January (Wednesday-Thursday).
Sr. No.Panchami DateDay of Week
1.29-30 JanuaryWednesday, Thursday
2.28-29 FebruaryFriday-Saturday
3.29 MarchSunday
4.28 AprilTuesday
5.27 MayWednesday
6.26 JuneFriday
7.25 JulySaturday
8.23 AugustSunday
9.21 SeptemberMonday
10.21 OctoberWednesday
11.19 NovemberThurday
12.19 DecemberSaturday


Dashmi in 2020

The tenth day from Masya or Puranmashi is called as Dashmi (also Dasmi). The Dashmi, which is generally observed in temples and gurudwaras, is the tenth day from Masya. So the dashmi dates given below are according to Masya. The date of Dashmi in January 2020 is Sunday, 5th January 2020. For more details about dasmi, check the following page: Dashmi 2020.
Sr. No.Dashmi DateDay of Week
1.5 JanuarySunday
2.4 FebruaryTuesday
3.5 MarchThursday
4.3 AprilFriday
5.3 MaySunday
6.1 JuneMonday
7.30 JuneTuesday
8.29 JulyWednesday
9.28 AugustFriday
10.26 SeptemberSaturday
11.26 OctoberMonday
12.24 NovemberTuesday
13.24 DecemberThursday