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Basant Panchami Celebrations in India; Check Out the Photos

Vasant Panchami, also spelled Basant Panchami falls on the fifth day of month of Magha according to the Hindu Calendar. Basant Panchami festival is celebrated in different ways in different parts of the country. Take a look at the pictures of Basant Panchami celebrations in India.

India | PTI | January 22, 2018, 7:27 pm
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 Students of Magadh Mahila College play with colours on the occassion of Basant Panchami in Patna. (Image: PTI)

Students of Magadh Mahila College play with colours on the occassion of Basant Panchami in Patna. (Image: PTI)

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 Moradabad: School students wear the customary yellow dress for Basant Panchami celebrations, in Moradabad on Monday. (Image: PTI)

Moradabad: School students wear the customary yellow dress for Basant Panchami celebrations, in Moradabad on Monday. (Image: PTI)

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 Amritsar: School teachers dress up in customary yellow clothes and prepare kites for flying during Basant Panchami celebrations in Amritsar on Monday. (Image: PTI)

Amritsar: School teachers dress up in customary yellow clothes and prepare kites for flying during Basant Panchami celebrations in Amritsar on Monday. (Image: PTI)

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 School students perform 'Saraswati Poojan' on the occasion of Basant Panchami in Gurugram . (Image: PTI)

School students perform 'Saraswati Poojan' on the occasion of Basant Panchami in Gurugram . (Image: PTI)

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 Sadhus wearing rudraksha garlands and devotees returning after taking holy dip in Sangam on the occasion of 'Basant Panchami' bath festival at the annual Magh Mela fair in Allahabad. (Image: PTI)

Sadhus wearing rudraksha garlands and devotees returning after taking holy dip in Sangam on the occasion of 'Basant Panchami' bath festival at the annual Magh Mela fair in Allahabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Students of Magadh Mahila college taking a selfie during the immersion procession of goddess Saraswati on the occasion of Basant Panchmi in Patna. (Image: PTI)

Students of Magadh Mahila college taking a selfie during the immersion procession of goddess Saraswati on the occasion of Basant Panchmi in Patna. (Image: PTI)

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 Girls dance during an event to celebrate Basant Panchmi in Varanasi. (Image: PTI)

Girls dance during an event to celebrate Basant Panchmi in Varanasi. (Image: PTI)

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 Hindu devotees pray to the sun god Surya after taking a holy dip on the occasion of Basant Panchami during the

Hindu devotees pray to the sun god Surya after taking a holy dip on the occasion of Basant Panchami during the "Magh Mela" festival at Sangam in the northern Indian city of Allahabad. (Image: Reuters)

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 School girls perform prayers on the eve of

School girls perform prayers on the eve of "Saraswati Puja" festival at a school in Amritsar. (Image: Reuters)

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 Hindu devotees cross a pontoon bridge as they prepare to bathe at Sangam, confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and mythical Saraswati, to mark the auspicious 'Basant Panchami' festival during the annual Magh Mela in Allahabad. (Image: AFP)

Hindu devotees cross a pontoon bridge as they prepare to bathe at Sangam, confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and mythical Saraswati, to mark the auspicious 'Basant Panchami' festival during the annual Magh Mela in Allahabad. (Image: AFP)

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 Patna: School students perform 'Saraswati Pooja' on the occasion of Basant Panchami at Rabindra Bhawan in Patna on Monday. (Image: PTI)

Patna: School students perform 'Saraswati Pooja' on the occasion of Basant Panchami at Rabindra Bhawan in Patna on Monday. (Image: PTI)

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 Sikh devotees take a dip in the sarover (water tank) as they pay their respects at the Sikh Shrine Gurudwara Chheharta Sahib during Basant Panchami celebrations, on the outskirts of Amritsar. (Image: AFP)

Sikh devotees take a dip in the sarover (water tank) as they pay their respects at the Sikh Shrine Gurudwara Chheharta Sahib during Basant Panchami celebrations, on the outskirts of Amritsar. (Image: AFP)

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 People prepare to fly kites on the occassion of Basant Panchami, the Festival of Spring, in Amritsar. (Image: AFP)

People prepare to fly kites on the occassion of Basant Panchami, the Festival of Spring, in Amritsar. (Image: AFP)

  • First Published: January 22, 2018, 7:26 pm

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