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Hindu community celebrates Saraswati Puja

February 11, 2019 00:00:00

Worshippers of Hindu community praying to Goddess of wisdom and knowledge at Jagannath Hall of Dhaka University on Saturday, marking the Saraswati Puja — Focus Bangla

Saraswati Puja, one of the main religious festivals of the Hindu community, was celebrated across the country on Sunday amid much enthusiasm, festivity and religious fervour, report agencies.

The Puja is celebrated every year on the fifth day of the bright fortnight of the month of Magh, as Goddess Saraswati was born on this day.

The day is called 'Vasant Panchami'.

As 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, Saraswati Puja was arranged at different places, including Jagannath Hall on the Dhaka University campus and Ramkrishna Mission.

Home Minster Asaduzzaman Khan visited Puja mandaps at Rajdhani High School and Bangladesh Kirishibid Institute at Khamarbai in the city.

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