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In Pictures: Basant Panchami festival celebrated across the country

Updated : 2020-01-30 14:56:39

Basant Panchami, which is also known as Saraswati Puja day, is celebrated to worship the 'Goddess of Wisdom'. The festival is celebrated on the fifth day of the month of 'Magh', which marks the onset of the Spring season. (Text: IANS)

Idols of goddess Saraswati at a workshop ahead of Saraswati Puja celebrations in Patna. Basant Panchami, which is also known as Saraswati Puja Day, is celebrated to worship the 'Goddess of Wisdom'. The festival is celebrated on the fifth day of the month of 'Magh', which marks the onset of the Spring season. (Photo: IANS)
Idols of goddess Saraswati at a workshop ahead of Saraswati Puja celebrations in Patna. Basant Panchami, which is also known as Saraswati Puja Day, is celebrated to worship the 'Goddess of Wisdom'. The festival is celebrated on the fifth day of the month of 'Magh', which marks the onset of the Spring season. (Photo: IANS)
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath (right) meets Hindu religious leaders at the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on the eve of the Basant Panchami festival in Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath (right) meets Hindu religious leaders at the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, on the eve of the Basant Panchami festival in Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
The UP CM Adityanath reached Prayagraj on Wednesday evening and had meetings with various saints and seers, camping there for the ongoing Magh Mela. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
The UP CM Adityanath reached Prayagraj on Wednesday evening and had meetings with various saints and seers, camping there for the ongoing Magh Mela. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Uttar Pradesh state chief minister Yogi Adityanath salutes as he receives a guard of honour at Police Lines, on the eve of the Basant Panchami festival in Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Uttar Pradesh state chief minister Yogi Adityanath salutes as he receives a guard of honour at Police Lines, on the eve of the Basant Panchami festival in Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
UP CM Adityanath (centre), takes a dip with others at the Sangam. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
UP CM Adityanath (centre), takes a dip with others at the Sangam. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Hindu holy men squat at the Sangam in Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Hindu holy men squat at the Sangam in Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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