Special Article on Teacher's Day
September 5th is celebrated as Teachers’ day in India. Ex-President of India Mr.Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan's birth day (1888-1975) is celebrated as Teachers'day.He was a philosopher and statesman. He was the main to interapret of India's philosophical and religious traditions to west.He was vice president from 1952-1962 and president from 1962-1967.He was born in Tiruttani, then in Andhra pradesh, now in Tamil Nadu. He was the first ambassador to the Soviet Union from 1949-1952.He was very instuemental in Indian politics immediately after the death of Jawaharlal Nehru in 1964.He was in teaching before entering in to politics. That is why the Teachers'day is celebrated. Best teachers are awarded on this day.
On Teacher's day, students across India dress up as their teachers and take lectures in classes that are assigned to the teachers they represent. Sometimes, teachers sit in their classes as students, trying to relive the time when they, themselves, were students. Also, functions are organized in schools on the special day, where students present dance performances, dramas, and various other programs to entertain their teachers. This day provides for a healthy interaction between teachers and students as well.
Teacher's Day is a tribute to the hard work and devotion of the teachers all year long, to educate a child. In India, teacher’s day is celebrated on 5th of September every year. Indian Teacher’s Day is dedicated to Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, who was a zealous advocate of education and one of the greatest scholars and teachers of all times, apart from being the first Vice President and the second President of India. As a mark of respect to this phenomenal teacher, his birthday came to be observed as Teacher’s Day in the country.
A good teacher is like a candle. it consumes itself to light the way for others.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
The true teacher defends his students against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him.
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