Dhaka, Feb 10: Dabi Saraswati Puja, one of the main religious festivals of the Hindu community worshiping the goddess of knowledge, wisdom and music, is being celebrated across the country on Sunday amid much enthusiasm, festivity and religious fervour.
The puja is celebrated every year on the fifth day of the bright fortnight of the month of Magh, as Goddess Saraswati is believed to have born on this day.
The day is called ‘Basant Panchami’.
'Saraswati' is considered as the Goddess of wisdom and knowledge, Hindu devotees, especially students, celebrate the puja in different educational institutions and temples.
In the capital, the puja will be arranged at different places, including Jagannath Hall on the Dhaka University campus and Ramakrishna Mission, Siddheswari temple, Shakhari Bazar, Tanti Bazar, Banani, Dhaka College, Eden Girls College, BUET, Ramna Kali Mandir and others. (UNI)