Vasant Panchami Festival

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Foam formed due to industrial and domestic pollution is seen as... News PhotoAnnual Event,Event,Goddess,Horizontal,India,Industry,Noida,Pilgrim,Pollution,Religion,Religious Celebration,River,Saraswati Puja,Shape,Uttar Pradesh,Yamuna RiverPhotographer Collection: Hindustan Times 2013 Hindustan TimesNOIDA, INDIA - FEBRUARY 17: Foam formed due to industrial and domestic pollution is seen as devotees in the background gather on the bank of polluted river Yamuna for immersing the idol of goddess Saraswati on the occasion of Vasant Panchami festival on February 17, 2013 in Noida, India. Vasant Panchami sometimes referred to as Saraswati Puja or Shree Panchami, is a Hindu festival. On this day Hindus worship Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, music, art and culture. This festival is celebrated every year on the 5th day or Panchami of the bright fortnight of the lunar month of Magha, which falls during January-February. (Photo by Burhaan Kinu/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)