Saka samvat

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This calendar was initiated by king shalivahan in 78 A.D .It was also known as saka era as it is to this tribe that shalivahan belonged . Historians do have a confusion of whether shalivahan was saka himself or conquered saka .Saka calendar is both solar and lunar with lunar month and the solar year and has same number of months a the vikram era has .It begins on 22 March every year except in geograin leap year when it start on 21 march . The number of days i saka era is 365 .