Basant Panchami is the Hindu festival that initiates the arrival of spring. As perHindu Calendar, Basant Panchami is celebrated on the fifth day of the Hindu month of Magha. While, as per the Gregorian calendar, this festival comes around the months of January and February. As Vasant Panchami marks the beginning of spring season, the Indian festival of colors, Holi adds fun element in welcoming the king of seasons. Basant Panchami has many traditions and legends associated with it. Along with the welcome of spring season, it is associated mainly with Goddess Saraswati. On this day, people worship Goddess Saraswati; hence, it is also called the day for Saraswati Puja. Goddess Saraswati is considered as the Goddess of knowledge, culture, wisdom, music, and arts. Hence, Saraswati Puja is also important for the students. During Basant Panchami, mustard fields get filled up with yellow colored flowers. Hence, yellow color also has an immense importance on the occasion of Vasant Panchami. In addition to Saraswati Puja & other celebrations, there is a wonderful event associated to this day i.e. kite flying festival. On this day, people all across the country fly colorful kites to raise the zest and zeal of this day. One interesting fact about this day is its association with astrology. Spring season has an influence on planet Venus, which is the indicator of love, amusement, and charm.