Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Chaitra is a month of the Hindu calendar. In India''s national civil calendar Chaitra is the first month of the year. It begins in March or April of the Gregorian Calendar, depending upon the position of planet system. There is no fixed date in Gregorian calendar for 1st day of Chaitra i.e. the beginning of the Hindu New Year.