This the onset of spring... send Basant panchami scraps to your loved ones. Vasant Panchami heralds the advent of spring. This festival that marks the first day of spring. Vasanta means the spring. The fields are mustard yellow with the ripening of crops. Yellow is of auspicious colour - a colour of sprituality. Vasant Panchami falls on the fifth day, of Magh (January-February) Shukla or the bright of lunar.
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