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Saraswati puja celebration on

Schools, colleges and other establishments across the state wore a fresh look because of Saraswati puja on Friday. From early in the morning, a large number of people offered pujas dedicated to the goddess of learning. Saraswai Puja, which is paying homage to the goddess of education, is among the most-awaited festivals for teens. The deity of art, wisdom and culture is worshipped on this day by students across the state and beyond. From schools to households, people were busy appeasing the Goddess of knowledge, who is considered by the Hindus as the daughter of Goddess Durga.Goddess Saraswati is worshipped in various parts of the country various ways and in different times. 'Basant Panchami' is the occasion that heralds the augmenting of the spring season as per the Hindu calendar.

On this day, devotees and ascetics pray for their well being. A large number of people assembled at the Brahmaputra bank and took a dip in the holy river.

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