Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended greetings to the people on the occasion of Basant Panchami. Prime Minister took to twitter for extending his wishes, “hoping that the festival will bring gaiety and enthusiasm in people`s life”. Basant Panchami and Saraswati Puja are being celebrated in different parts of the country today. In Uttar Pradesh, fourth bathing festival of Magh Mela is underway at Allahabad. In West Bengal, Saraswati Puja is being celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety. Idols of Saraswati are being worshiped at educational institutions at various places.