New Delhi: After our parents, the people who most significantly impact our lives – and a life-long love or dislike for a particular subject – are our teachers.
Teacher’s Day observed on September 5 – the birthday of a great teacher, philosopher, and statesman, Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan. Dr. Radhakrishnan always held that “teachers should be the best minds in the country.”
Dr. Radhakrishnan was the first Vice President of India (1952–1962) and the second President of India from 1962 to 1967. He was born in a village in the erstwhile Madras Presidency near the border of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind paid floral tributes to Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, former President of India on occasion of his birth anniversary at Rashtrapati Bhavan today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has saluted the teaching community, on Teachers’ Day. Prime Minister has also paid tributes to Former President Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, on his birth anniversary.
“On Teachers’ Day, I salute the teaching community that is devoted to nurturing minds and spreading the joys of education in society.
My tributes to Dr. S Radhakrishnan, an outstanding teacher, and statesman on his birth anniversary.
Teachers have a central role in realising our dream of a ‘New India’ that is driven by cutting edge research and innovation.
Let us make the next 5 years about ‘teach to transform, educate to empower and learn to lead'”, the Prime Minister said.