Teachers day celebrate on 5th September to celebrate the Birth Anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and Tribute to the contribution made by teachers to the society.
Who is Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan?
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born on 5 September 1888. He was a great teacher, Indian philosopher, Academic, and statesman who served as the first vice president of India and the second president of India. He was a renowned scholar, recipient of Bharat Ratna. He was a great mentor, he says the student will shape the destiny of India. They play an important role in our lives to become successful in Career. They help us to become a good human being and ideal citizens of society.
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Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born in a middle-class family in Thiruttani in 1888. He graduated with a master’s degree in Philosophy from Christian College, Madras.Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan made many famous achievements in his life and received many honors and awards, too. In 1917, his first book, The Philosophy of Rabindranath Tagore, got the world’s lookout on Indian philosophy. He taught at Chennai’s Presidency College and Calcutta University as a mentor and he was also the Vice-Chancellor of Andhra Pradesh University between 1931 and 1936. Following this, Dr. Radhakrishnan was invited to teach Eastern Religions and Ethics at Oxford University between 1936 and 1952. He also served as the Vice-Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University till 1948, he was invited for the position by Madan Mohan Malaviya. Many honors and awards he received, the most prominent were his knighthood in 1931, the Bharat Ratna in 1954, and his honorary membership of the British Royal Order of Merit in 1963. Dr. Radhakrishnan was also nominated for the Nobel prize multiple times.
Why teachers’ day celebrated and their importance?
Teacher’s Day is celebrated to acknowledge the challenges, hardships, and the special role that teachers play in our lives.
Teachers’ Day celebrations as their efforts get recognized and honored by students. It is the occasion to remember teacher contributions and their bonding with students. A teacher distributes society by instructing and guiding countless students through the different stages of their growth. A teacher plays different roles in a student’s life.
Teacher’s Day is celebrated with much fervor all across the schools, colleges, universities, and educational institutions of India. Students put on performances, dances, skits, and host elaborate shows for their beloved for teachers.
First Teacher’s day celebration:-
It is believed that when Dr. Radhakrishnan assumed the Presidential office, some of his former students came to visit him and requested to celebrate his birthday with them. To which Dr. Radhakrishnan replied that he would be honored if people observed September 5 as Teachers’ Day instead. The first Teacher’s day or also known as was international teachers day was celebrated in India in 1962 on September 5th.
It is believed that when Dr. Radhakrishnan assumed the Presidential office, some of his former students came to visit him and requested to celebrate his birthday with them. To which Dr. Radhakrishnan replied that he would be honored if people observed September 5 as Teachers’ Day instead. The first Teacher’s day or also known as was international teachers day was celebrated in India in 1962 on September 5.
Some thought about the Teachers:-
The way you teach…
The knowledge you share…
The care you take…
The love you shower..
The world’s best teacher…
A teacher is a person
who always helps everybody
to get the knowledge and
always stands beside the students
when they have problems.
Thanks for being my teacher.
The teacher is like a good who make us who we are.
Education is the most powerful weapon Which you can use to change the world. (Nelson Mandela).