Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (PTI) Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday laid the foundation stone for construction of a Rs 100-crore Odisha Adarsh Vidyalaya and said this will be a milestone in ...

Srinagar, Sep 5 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Sunday described the teaching community as the torchbearers who carry the human values forward and play the role of the ...

New Delhi, Sep 5 (PTI) The Delhi government will fund the education of government school teachers who get selected in the world's top 100 universities for pursuing courses, Deputy Chief Minister ...

Gir Somnath, Sep 5 (PTI) The principal of a primary school in Thordi village in Gujarat's Gir Somnath district allegedly committed suicide inside a classroom on Sunday, the incident ...

New Delhi, Sep 5 (PTI) On the occasion of Teachers' Day, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday hailed a girl from Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur who reportedly travelled to school by rowing a boat ...

Tokyo, Sep 5 (PTI) Overwhelmed by the performance of his wards at the Tokyo Paralympics, India's para badminton national coach Gaurav Khanna on Sunday said he could not have received a better ...

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Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born on September 5, 1888 in the town of Tirrutani in Tamil Nadu. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@HardeepSPuri)

  • Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan served as the first Vice President of India from 1952-1962
  • He taught philosophy at the Madras Presidency College and later at the University of Mysore
  • He was the second President of India from 1962-1967

Teacher's Day is celebrated on September 5 in India (Representational Image/unsplash)

  • Teacher's day in India is celebrated a month ahead of World's Teachers Day
  • According to UNESCO’s website, held annually on 5 October since 1994
  • The Education Ministry will be celebrating the Shiksha Parv this year between September 5 and 17

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Teachers' Day is celebrated on September 5 (Photo Credits: Unsplash)

  • Teachers' Day is celebrated in honour of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
  • It is the day to show gratitude to teachers, mentors and guides
  • Teachers' day is celebrated a month ahead of World Teachers' Day

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Teachers' Day is celebrated every year on September 5 (Representational Image/ Unspalsh)

  • Teachers' Day is dedicated to all the teacher's who have guided us 
  • A tribute to Dr Radhakrishnan is paid on this day
  • The bond between a teacher and student is cherished forever