VIT observed Basant Panchami with social festivities
Since the chilling air of winter has changed into soothing cold breeze, here comes the spring season known as Vasant in India, one of the six Indian seasons, the 5th day of Hindu month Maagh considered as the first day of spring known as Vasant Panchami. There are diverse traditions followed in different parts of India on Vasant Panchami but few commonly believed rituals are worshipping Saraswati and considering this day as the start of agriculture season, it is also recognized as marriage season. It is strongly believed that Vasant Panchami is a pious day to start any new work.
To mark this day, the Vidarbha Institute of Technology (VIT) celebrated Vasant Panchami today in their campus by doing Saraswati Pooja. Goddess Saraswati is known as the Goddess of Knowledge, Wisdom and Speech is worshipped in educational institutes and organizations on the day of Vasant Panchami. The campus was decorated with items of yellow colour to mark the occasion. Every one paid floral tributes to the Goddess Saraswati. Principal Dr.Sanjay Uttarwar highlighted the importance of the day with his outstanding speech.