Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has wished that social and moral values would prevail in every person in the country. Extending greetings on the occasion of the Vasanta Panchami (Shreepanchami) today, Prime Minister Oli has stressed on the need to guide the society on moral and ethical grounds.
He added that it was time to materialize the national campaign of 'Prosperous Nepal: Happy Nepali'. “We have to lead the country towards development from undeveloped status, to richness from backwardness, and to moral high from irregularities", the prime Minister has said.
The Vasant Panchami is celebrated every year on the fifth day of the bright half of the Hindu lunisolar calendar. Generally it falls on the month of Magha which typically falls in late January or February in the Gregorian calendar.
The festival is dedicated to goddess Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, language, music and all arts. The goddess symbolizes creative energy and power in all its form, including longing and love.
Kids start learning alphabets on the occasion of Sri Panchami reaching various temples and pre-primary schools as well.
Source: National News Agency Nepal