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Festivals are an expressive way to celebrate glorious heritage, culture, and tradition. They are meant to rejoice special moments and emotions in our lives with our loved ones.

Basant Panchami marks the beginning of the spring season. The festival of spring is celebrated with full vivacity and joy amongst the Hindu people. In the Hindi language, the word “Basant / Vasant” means “spring” and “Panchami” means the fifth day. In short, Basant Panchami is celebrated on the fifth day of the Spring Season. Vasant Panchami falls on the fifth day of the Indian month, Magh (January-February). This festival is also known as Saraswati Puja.

Ramakrishna Senior Secondary School celebrated this day with great fervor and enthusiasm. To commemorate this auspicious day, the school organized various activities through a virtual platform. To commence the celebrations, Prapti Kapoor, a student of class VII-A, delivered a speech invoking Goddess Saraswati for seeking knowledge and wisdom. She stated the mythological significance of the day and the relevance of celebrating this festival.

Divyanshi Bharara of class 2nd worshipped Goddess Saraswati to get enlighten with knowledge and to get rid of ignorance.

 To mark the onset of spring in India, Harman Makkar, a student of class 2nd recited a poem in his virtual class. Through his poem, he apprised everyone of the association of yellow color with this festival. Gaurisha of class 2nd welcomed the spring season expressing her heartfelt emotions through a poem. All the students were beautifully dressed in yellow attires. Through their performances, they created an aura of festivity everywhere.