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In Rajasthan, people wear jasmine garlands on the day of the festival.

To receive the goddess's blessings, students also placed their books, pens and musical instruments beside the idol for the entire day. It is also mentioned in the scriptures that Lord Chandradev stood still for one night of Brahma to look at this divine dance of Sri Krishna and his beloved gopis, headed by Srimati Radharani.

Amit Tandon: May goddess Saraswati fill our life with knowledge, good health, prosperity and freedom. Party's state leaders have asked the local party leaders in different parts of the state to associate themselves with or organise community Saraswati Puja at various places.

The ideal time to worship and perform the rituals (Vasant Panchami Puja Muhurta) is from 7.37am to 12.32pm.

Apko basant panchami ki shubh kamnayen ...

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Tejasswi Prakash: Spring is in the air, Fresh blossoms everywhere, Sending my warm greetings on the auspicious occasion of Vasant Panchami!

In Jaipur, the festival of Basant Panchami is going to be celebrated on Monday, January 22.

Vasant Panchami is a day celebrated to honour the goddess of knowledge, learning, music, art, and science, Goddess Saraswati. May Maa Saraswati blesses everyone with knowledge and wisdom.

Vasant Panchami has a particular importance: Vasant signifies "spring,"and Panchami signifies "the fifth day".

With fragrant flowers and fluttering butterflies around, soft breeze whispers in your ear - Happy Basant Panchami! As yellow is considered an auspicious colour for the occasion, hence you will find devotees donning yellow clothes, offering yellow flowers and yellow candies. We at wish you all a very Happy Basant Panchami.