PM extends greetings on Teachers’ Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

New Delhi (NVI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed his gratitude to teachers for their remarkable efforts in shaping minds and building the nation on the occasion of Teachers’ Day.

He also paid his tributes to Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, as Teacher’s Day is celebrated on the 5th of September to mark the birth anniversary of Radhakrishnan, the second President of India.

“We remain grateful to the hardworking teachers for their contributions towards shaping minds and building our nation. On Teachers Day, we express gratitude to our teachers for their remarkable efforts. We pay tributes to Dr. S. Radhakrishnan on his Jayanti. #OurTeachersOurHeroes,” the PM Modi tweeted.

He also shared a clip from his recent ‘Mann Ki Baat’ in which he has talked about how teachers deepen our connection with our nation’s history.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah also paid tributes to an iconic thinker and erudite scholar, former President Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on his Jayanti.

“On TeachersDay, Greetings to the entire teaching fraternity who has been playing an unparalleled role in shaping the nation by selflessly guiding millions of souls,” Shah tweeted.

The tradition to celebrate Teachers’ Day started in 1962 to honour S Radhakrishnan and all the teachers in the country.

Radhakrishnan, a philosopher-author who was born on September 5, 1888. His contributions to the field of education are honourable.

-RJV