NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his greetings and appreciation to Indian educators on the occasion of Teacher's day.
He paid his respects to former President Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, whose birth anniversary is observed annually as Teachers’ Day in the country since 1962.
PM Modi lauded the teachers for making sure that the education of the youngsters continued even during the pandemic.
Dr. S Radhakrishnan, who was the first vice president and the second president of India, was born on September 5th, 1888.
Along with CV Raman and C Rajgopalachari, he was among the first three recipients of the nation's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna.
I pay my respects to Dr. S. Radhakrishnan on his Jayanti and recall his distinguished scholarship as well as contributions to our nation.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 5, 2021
महान दार्शनिक व उत्कृष्ट शिक्षक भारत के पूर्व राष्ट्रपति डॉ.सर्वपल्ली राधाकृष्णन जी की जयंती पर उन्हें स्मरण कर नमन करता हूँ।— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) September 5, 2021
शिक्षक दिवस पर शिक्षा के प्रकाश से छात्रों का जीवन संवार कर राष्ट्र निर्माण में उल्लेखनीय योगदान देने वाले हमारे परिश्रमी शिक्षकों को सलाम करता हूँ। pic.twitter.com/Ud4ZPOQK0V