Teachers’ Day is marked as the birthday of our great scholar, philosopher, first vice president, and second president of India, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. Radhakrishnan was born in the Brahmin family in Tiruttani, Andhra Pradesh, in 1888. He completed his studies, taking a course even though he came from a poor family.
He then completed his Masters’s degree in philosophy and wrote the book ‘The Philosophy of Rabindranath Tagore’ in 1917. He put Indian philosophy on the world map and taught at Chennai’s Presidency College and Calcutta University.
He was a well-known teacher among his students while teaching. In his last term, he served as Vice-Chancellor of Andhra and Banaras Hindu University and was accepted by Oxford University to fill the position of Spalding Professor of Eastern Religions.
The Department of Education has planned this year’s ‘Shikshak Parv’ from September 5 to 17,2021. The event will be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi online on September 7.
The site dedicated to https://www.education.gov.in/shikshakparv/ has been launched by the National Informatics Center (NIC), under the auspices of the Department of Technology and Technology. It will start at 11am on September 7 with the presence of Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
The 10-day program will include conferences and presentations on the 2020 National Education Policy. It will be broadcast online on all social media platforms, from Facebook, Twitter and the Department of Education’s YouTube channels.
The day will also feature 44 teachers who will be awarded the National Teachers Award 2021, presented by President Ramnath Kovind.
History of Teachers Day
Teacher’s Day began when Dr. RadhaKrishnan was made the second President of India in 1962 when his students came to him to celebrate this special day.
However, Dr. Radhakrishnan has asked them to celebrate this day to see the contribution and efforts of teachers in our community.
Significance of Teachers Day
Teachers’ Day is celebrated in all educational institutions in India, starting with schools, colleges and universities.
Often, students plan cultural activities such as performing, dancing, and showing their teachers’ love. But this year, due to the epidemic, schools are closed, so tangible wishes and greetings can be compensated.
Significance of Teachers Day
This day is an important event in the lives of teachers and students. Look at them equally on this day. This day makes students understand the importance of teachers in their lives and honors them by celebrating with small gifts from their side.
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan’s birthday
In India, September 5 is marked as Teachers ‘Day, and International Teachers’ Day is celebrated on October 5. As mentioned above, it is the birthday of Dr. Radhakrishnan who served as the first Vice President from 1952-1962 and later became the second President of India from 1962-1967.
Although there was no shortage of funds, he won the highest public award, the Bharat Ratna, in 1954 and was a distinguished member of the British Royal Order of Merit in 1963.