Teachers Day | 5 September


Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan | Teachers Day | 5 September

Teachers Day is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, popularly known as Dr. Radhakrishnan. It is observed on 5 September and is a tribute to the role played by teachers in nurturing children' education, especially by those who inspired them to learn through their own personal examples. Teachers Day boasts a number of activities to celebrate its importance.

A National holiday, Teachers Day is celebrated all over India on 5 September every year, to mark the birth anniversary of Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan. The day is also celebrated in different parts of the country as a teacher's day by teachers' organisations and other unions.

Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan was an Indian philosopher and scholar, who served as the Vice-President of India during 1962–1967. He also served briefly as its President. He was a lifelong bachelor, and pursued an active volunteer life until his death in 1975.He was one of the most influential Indian thinkers of the 20th century, with a prolific output that included works in philosophy, ethics, politics, literature and religious studies. He was also a reputed academic who served as the Vice-Chancellor of Andhra University and Banaras Hindu University.


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