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Celebration : Industrial Towns of Orissa
Falls on : The Kanya Sankranti Day (September)
Important Places of observance : Hirakud and Rourkela
Vishwakarma is known as the divine engineer since the Puranic age. As a mark of reverence He is still worshipped specially by the engineering community. The festival is observed on the "Kanya Sankranti Day", which follows the "Ganesh Puja", in every industrial towns of Orissa. Towns like Hirakud and Rourkela present the grandest ceremony on the occasion depicting different fire works connected with modern technology.