A teacher is a companion savant and guide who holds our hand, opens our brain, and contacts our heart. The commitment of a teacher can’t be disregarded by any means. In numerous nations over the world, Teacher’s Day is an extraordinary day where educators of schools, universities, and colleges are respected for mentoring their students selflessly. The all around acknowledged World Teacher’s Day is October 5. However, the date changes from nation to nation.
Why September 5 is celebrated as Teacher’s Day in India?
In India, the Teacher’s Day is celebrated on September 5 and this convention began from 1962. This is when Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born. He was a logician, researcher, educator and the second President of India. We recall the colossal work of this praiseworthy individual on this day and honour the teachers and educators all over the country.
A thinker, Dr. Radhakrishnan was the Vice President of India from 1952 to 1962 and the second President of India from 1962 to 1967. Earlier, he was a professor at Chennai’s Presidency College and Calcutta University. He is recognized as one of India’s most prestigious scholastics on relative religion and rationality and for acquainting the West with the Indian logic.
Dr. Radhakrishnan was a teacher who was excellent at his job and was a great educator. Children admired him a lot and thought of him as an ideal. So when he became the President of India, his students requested to celebrate his birthday lavishly. However, Dr. Radhakrishnan said that the day should instead be celebrated in the honour of all the teachers and educators who inspire someone each day.
How is it celebrated?
On Teacher’s Day, the country pays respect to the educators and masters in their lives. Frequently, exceptional projects are held in schools and universities regarding educators and the rigorous work they do every day. Web-based social sites are overflowed with tributes to instructors. On Twitter, many recollect their educators utilizing the hashtag #TeachersDay. Numerous others offer their educators welcoming cards and hand-made exhibits also.
On Teacher’s Day, students across India dress up like their teachers and take lectures in classes, trying to imbibe the qualities of their mentors. Once in a while, instructors sit in their classes as students, endeavouring to remember the time when they themselves were in school or college.
It’s way to pay the respect to our teachers who are so hard working and always available to their students to guide them in academics and in life.
Happy Teacher’s Day to all the teachers and mentors!