Government of India appointed a calendar reform committee in 1952 under the well known scientist Dr. Meghnad Saha. Parliament of India, Lok Sabha accepted the calendar recommended by the committee on March 22nd, 1957. According to this Rashtriya Calendar the date mentioned was Chaitra 1, 1879.
Since 1957 this Rashtriya Calendar is India's National Civil calendar. Like Gregorian calendar, National calendar is based on the movement of the sun along its annual journey. Unlike Gregorian calendar this National calendar consider's the vantage points of the sun to commence the new year and solar months.
As this is the official calendar of India Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued the circulars from time to time to all the Indian Banks. According to these circular the dates of National Calendar are vaild on the cheque.
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