Vishwakarma Puja is also observed on the fourth day of Diwali, the day after Diwali. Vishwakarma Puja 2012 date during Diwali is November 14. Biswakarma Pooja is also observed on Kanya Sankraman day in Industrial states like Orissa and Bengal. Vishwakarma puja falls on Kartik Shukla Padyami, the first day of the lunar New Year in Gujarat. This day is also celebrated as and is Vishvakarma Day or Govardhan Puja.
Vishvakarma, the divine architect, is one of the fourteen precious things born of the Samudra Manthan. He has many credits to his architectural legendary. He built the holy city of Dwarka, Rajdhani of Lord Krishna, The Maya Sabha of the Pandavas, Lanka Puri of Ravana, and was the creator of many powerful weapons like Vajrayudha for Gods. The people related to laborious and industrial works often worship Lord Vishwakarma on this day.