In India, a new year is celebrated on many occasions because of the different calendars followed by various states. However, according to the modern calendar, January 1 is believed to be the New Year Day.
Apart from Baisakhi, 1st January is also celebrated as the new year day in Punjabi.
So, if you want to learn how to Happy New Year in Punjabi, you should know this phrase:
May the new year be auspicious to you!
ਨਵਾਂ ਸਾਲ ਸ਼ੁਭ ਹੋਵੇ।
Best wishes for the new year.
- ਨਵੇਂ ਸਾਲ ਦੀ ਵਧਾਈ
- ਨਵੇਂ ਵਰ੍ਹੇ ਦੀ ਵਧਾਈ
Both of these phrases could be used to convey the message. However, you will be surprised to know that the original English phrase is also commonly used by people who live in Punjab.