Teachers have central role in realising New India dream: Narendra Modi

Doris Richards
September 5, 2017

President Kovind greeted teachers across the country on the occasion of Teacher's Day.

The first Teachers' Day was celebrated in India in 1962.

In India, the day is marked in honour of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, who was born on September 5, 1888.

Teachers are the important members of the society who play an important role in shaping our life.

This day came to be celebrated as Teachers Day when some of the students of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakhrishnan requested him to celebrate his birthday "5th September".

"Our nation has a warm tradition of the Guru Shishya parampara by which teachers impart their knowledge to students and empower them". This is the year when Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan began serving as the second president of India. To build a powerful economy teacher strives hard by rendering good knowledge.

India has been celebrating 5 September as Teacher's Day, since 1962 - the year he became the country's president. In UK, teachers day is celebrated on 5th of October while in the United States of America it is celebrated in first week of May. It is celebrated in the honour of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. Virendra Sehwag and Vijender Singh also tweeted wishing Happy Teacher's Day!

By Uma Purkayastha Teachers are the main architects of the nation. On this day students offers various gifts and greetings for their teachers. If you have a teacher, you never stop being a student.

- "To look upon life as an evil and treat the world as delusion is sheer ingratitude". Not only physical punishment, sometimes mental harassment by the teachers creates more phobia among the students which results school dropouts.

You deserve recognition for all the sacrifices that you make, you are more than a teacher to me and I THANK YOU!

Dear Teacher, Thank You For Continually Inspires me to do my best You help me strive for goals, I found guidance, friendship, discipline and love, everything, in one person. Students spend a lot of time in school with teachers compared to with their parents in the home. I am deeply thankful that you are my teacher.

Share these wishes on teacher's day with images.

But a true inspiration to me.

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