Teachers Day: Why do we Celebrate it on 5th September?

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The First Teachers Day was celebrated in India in 1962.This is the year when Sarvepalli Radhakrishna was born.

sarvepalli Radhakrishna
Sarvepalli Radhakrishna

Happy Teachers Day, Sarvepalli Radhakrishna-The most beloved Teacher.

Sarvepalli Radhakrishna was an Indian Philosopher and statesman. He was the first Vice President of India (1952–1962) and the second President of India from 1962 to 1967. Happy Teachers Day, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan-The beloved teacher.

Every year, on September 5, classrooms across India fill up with a greeting card, flowers, and performances as students showcase what their teachers mean to them. We all appreciate the role of teachers plays in shaping the future.

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Teachers day is celebrated every year on 5th September.This is the year when Sarvapalli Radhakrishna began serving as the 2nd President of India.After pursuing an MA in Philosophy at Madras Presidency College.Apart from teaching at the college, he also taught at the University of Kolkata, the University of Oxford, and the University of Mysore.In 1939, Radhakrishnan served as a Vice chancellor of Banaras Hindu University.In honour of Radhakrishnan, the University of Oxford instituted the Radhakrishnan Chevening Scholarships and the Radhakrishnan Memorial Award in his memory.

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“He has served his country in many capacities. But above all, he is a great teacher from whom all of us have learned much and will continue to learn. It is India’s peculiar privilege to have a great philosopher, a great educationist and a great humanist as her President,” Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru once said on Radhakrishnan.

He placed Indian Philosophy on World Map.

He was India’s Second President and the great Scholar, Philosopher and Bharat Ratna Recipient.

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Despite all his achievements and contributions, he decided to remain a teacher throughout his life.He passed away on April 17, 1975, and has till date nominated eleven times for the Noble Peace Prize.

On a day when the nation remembers its most honoured teacher Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, We all extend heartiest greetings to the my most respected guru. Happy Teacher’s Day!

Thank you for planting a seed of curiosity and igniting our imagination for us to be able to flourish and succeed. Happy Teachers’ Day!

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