Why teacher’s day is celebrated??
In India, Teachers Day is celebrated every year on 5th September to commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. – He was the first Indian to teach at the prestigious Oxford University.
The second President of India – Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan- he was born on September 5th, 1888.
He was a scholar, philosopher. His contribution to education and philosophy are monumental.
Once when he become an Indian President in 1962, some students requested him to allow them to celebrate his birthday. He said that instead of celebrating 5th of September as my birthday personally, why not, it is celebrated as Teachers Day as my dedication towards the teaching profession. After his statement, then on this day Teachers Day celebration started all over the India.
Teachers are like real potters who not only give our life a shape, but also enable to lit like a lamp forever after dispelling the darkness from all over the world for which we should always heartily respect and give honor to our teachers in our entire life.
“HAPPY TEACHERS DAY”
Neha Jinit Bharambe
(Sr. Executive Environment)