President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted people of the country on he occasion of ‘Saraswati Puja’ and ‘Basant Panchami’ marking the arrival of spring season.
“I wish that the arrival of spring brings happiness, prosperity and best of health in the lives of all the countrymen and Goddess Saraswati, the goddess of learning, illuminates everyone’s life with the light of knowledge,” tweeted President Kovind in Hindi.
Taking to Twitter, Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu said: “Hearty congratulations to the countrymen on the occasion of Basant Panchami. As per Indian tradition, it is the festival of Vagdevi Saraswati. On this auspicious day, may Goddess Saraswati bless everyone with knowledge, wisdom.”
Extending his greetings in Hindi , Prime Minister Modi said: “May Maa Sharda’s blessings be with you all, and Basant, the king of seasons, bring happiness to everyone’s life.”
Basant Panchami, also called Saraswati Puja, in celebrated in the honour of the Goddess Saraswati and it marks the preparation for the arrival of spring.