Sep 5, 2015: Since 1962, India has been celebrating Teacher’s Day on 5th September. The day celebrated as the birthday of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakhrishnan, a philosopher and a teacher, and his mindflex contribution to the field of education. Dr. Radhakrishnan believed that “teachers should be the best minds in the country”.
Dr Radhakhrishnan was a philosopher and statesman. He was the main to interapret of India’s philosophical and religious traditions to west.He was vice president from 1952-1962 and president from 1962-1967. He was born in Tiruttani, then in Andhra pradesh, now in Tamil Nadu. He was the first ambassador to the Soviet Union from 1949-1952.He was very instuemental in Indian politics immediately after the death of Jawaharlal Nehru in 1964. He was in teaching before entering in to politics. That is why the Teachers’day is celebrated. Best teachers are awarded on this day.
Teachers are the cornerstones of our future and act as foundation for creating responsible citizens and good human beings. Thisyay is celebrated to show our acknowledgement and recognition of the hard work put in by our teachers towards our development.
On the eve of Teachers’ Day,Students look forward to Teacher’s Day with a lot of anticipation, for the sheer spirit of the occasion. Acting as teachers, they get a fair idea of the responsibility, so efficiently burdened by their teachers. They bring gifts for their most admired teachers as well. It is an equally special day for teachers, as they get to know how much they are liked and appreciated by their students.
Teacher’s Day is a tribute to the hard work and devotion of the teachers all year long, to educate a child. In India, teacher’s day is celebrated on 5th of September every year. Indian Teacher’s Day is dedicated to Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, who was a zealous advocate of education and one of the greatest scholars and teachers of all times, apart from being the first Vice President and the second President of India.
As a mark of respect to this phenomenal teacher, his birthday came to be observed as Teacher’s Day in the country.A good teacher is like a candle. it consumes itself to light the way for others.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition. The true teacher defends his students against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him.