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About New Year

All over the world January 1st is celebrated as the New Year's Day but it was not the same even few hundred years back. Around 153 BC as per the Gregorian calendar, the Romans initiated the concept of New Year as January 1st.

According to many scholars, around 4000 year's ago in ancient Babylon, people first started celebrating the New Year's Day on January 1st marked by the first new moon after the Vernal Equinox. It was accepted by mostly Christian countries during the early Medieval Era.

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