Basant Panchami is a pretty famous festival of India in which people worship Goddess Saraswati. Goddess Saraswati is the god of music and learning and her favourite colour is yellow, so everyone tried to wear yellow on this day. Basant Panchami is one the favourite festivals of kid because they get to have delicious foods and desserts on this day. A fair is held every year in Rishikesh, on the day of the festival, within the Bharat Temple’s premises and an idol of Lord Bharat is carried throughout the town.
Date: It takes place every year either in the latter half of January or the beginning half of February, depending on the Hindu calendar.