In west Bengal, Saraswati Puja is celebrated in a splendid manner. It is also celebrated in schools, and colleges in other states such as Tamil Nadu, Kerela and Andra Pradesh. People eat vegetarian food on this day.
Mantra for Saraswati Vandana:
Yaa Kundendu tushaara haaradhavalaa,
Yaa veenavara dandamanditakara,
Yaa shwetha padmaasana
shankara prabhutibhir Devaisadaa Vanditha,
Saa Maam Paatu Saraswatee Bhagavatee Nihshesha jaadyaapahaa