Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday greeted people on the occasion of Basant Panchami.
Patnaik took to his Twitter handle to his greetings and wrote: “Heartiest congratulations and best wishes to all on the occasion of Vasant Panchami and ‘puja’ of the learned mother Saraswati. May the life of all be filled with the treasures of knowledge and with happiness and prosperity with the blessings of Maa Saraswati.”
ପବିତ୍ର ବସନ୍ତ ପଞ୍ଚମୀ ତଥା ବିଦ୍ୟାଦାତ୍ରୀ ମା’ ସରସ୍ଵତୀଙ୍କ ପୂଜା ଅବସରରେ ସମସ୍ତଙ୍କୁ ହାର୍ଦ୍ଦିକ ଅଭିନନ୍ଦନ ଓ ଶୁଭେଚ୍ଛା। ମା’ ସରସ୍ଵତୀଙ୍କ ଅପାର କରୁଣାରୁ ସମସ୍ତଙ୍କ ବିଦ୍ୟାର ଭଣ୍ଡାର ପରିପୂର୍ଣ୍ଣ ହେବା ସହ ଜୀବନ ସୁଖ, ସମୃଦ୍ଧିରେ ଭରିଯାଉ। pic.twitter.com/b8jesE2rFX
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) February 16, 2021
According to Hindu mythology, Basant Panchami falls on the fifth day (Panchami) of the Hindu month of Magha. Goddess Saraswati – the deity of knowledge, music, arts, science and technology – was born on this auspicious day and people worship her to achieve wisdom.