Happy Solar New Year

Michio Yano yanom at KSUVX0.KYOTO-SU.AC.JP
Wed Apr 15 23:37:31 UTC 1998

N. Ganesan wrote:
>Read in a newspaper that Japan celebrates its New year on
>14 April 1998. Does Japan follow Solar calender for
>New year computations? What other people follow Solar
>calender in India or elsewhere?

I am a Japanese living in Japan for 53 years, but I have never
heard of selebrating 14 April as a new year day in Japan. Probably
there is some misunderstanding.  Please tell me the source of

Michio YANO
Kyoto Sangyo University
yanom at cc.kyoto-su.ac.jp

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