Vasant Panchami is a popular Hindu festival, celebrated around the country. Vasant Panchami is also known and called as Basant Panchami, Shree Panchami, and Saraswati Puja. The festival is also celebrated by Sufi Muslims, Sikh, and other religion people with different names. It is one of the most popular Hindu festivals in India, celebrated by millions of people.
Vasant Panchami is especially celebrated by farms in India, to harvest their crop. Many people do special puja to observe this festival. In different parts of India, people take leaves from their daily work to visit all the temples for special puja. There is a significant importance of Vasant Panchami or Basant Panchami in many parts of India.
When Is Vasant Panchami In 2018, 2019 – Basant Panchami 2018 Date
The importance of Basant Panchami or Vasant Panchami is significant in many parts of India. The dates for Vasant Panchami in 2018 and 2019 are given below.
Vasant Panchami Date In 2018: Monday, 22 January
Vasant Panchami Date In 2019: Sunday, 10 February
Places In India Where Vasant Panchami Celebrated
- West Bengal
- Madhya Pradesh
- Uttar Pradesh
and a few other parts of India
Special Significant in Northern India
The Vasant Panchami has special siginificant in Northern India due to the sharper contrast between the winter and the spring. It is one of the most popular Hindu festivals in Northern India too.
Celebrated by Muslims too
This festival is celebrated by Muslims too in several parts of India. Muslims have started celebrating Vasant Panchami since the 12th century A.D. The dargah of Nizamuddin Aulia in Delhi is one of the most important places in India for the celebration of Vasant Panchami for Muslims in India.
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Article Title: When Is Vasant Panchami In 2018, 2019 – Basant Panchami 2018 Date
Article last re-published on May 29, 2018.