Teacher’s Day 2021: Teachers Day is celebrated every year across the country on 5th September with great pomp. On this day we remember our favorite teachers and express our respect and affection towards them. Especially in schools and colleges, special preparations and programs are organized on this day. Students express their respect towards their teachers by giving them cards. This day is very special for teachers. On this occasion, many small and big programs are also organized across the country in honor of teachers and teachers working in the field of education are given special respect on this day.
That’s why teachers day started being celebrated
Actually Teacher’s Day is celebrated on the occasion of the birthday of former President of India Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. Teacher’s Day was celebrated for the first time in the year 1962 when Dr. Sarvepalli was elected as the President of the country.
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Once on his birthday, his friends and some students organized a program to congratulate him, he said that instead of celebrating my birthday separately, I would feel proud if it was celebrated as Teacher’s Day. Since then, Teacher’s Day started being celebrated across the country.
Who was Dr. S. radhakrishnan
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was the first Vice President and second President of India. He was the conductor of Indian culture, eminent educationist, great philosopher. Due to his qualities, in 1954, the Government of India decorated him with the highest honor Bharat Ratna. He was given the title of “Sir” by the British Empire in 1931.
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He was the Vice Chancellor of Andhra University from 1931 to 36, while he was a professor at Oxford University from 1936 to 1952. From 1937 to 1941, he worked as a professor of George V College under the University of Calcutta. He was the Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University from 1939 to 48. He was also the Chancellor of Delhi University from 1953 to 1962. In 1946, he made his presence felt in UNESCO as the Indian representative.
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