Life is very fast and we are very less time to learn everything. God gives us a wonderful gift named Teacher who is a great guide who direct our mind towards positive ways of life.
Teacher’s day is a moment to honor Teachers. We share you Some known-unknown facts about Teacher’s day :
Teacher’s day is celebrated worldwide in admiration of Teachers for their great contribution to the society. Universally accepted Teacher’s day is known as World’s Teacher’s Day which is celebrated on 5th October. However, In India, it is celebrated on 5th September from the Year 1962.
India: 5th September
Pakistan: 5th October
Sri Lanka: 6th October
Germany: 5th October
USA: National Teacher Day is on Tuesday during Teacher Appreciation Week, which takes place in the first full week of May.
China: 10th September
Brazil: 15th October
New Zealand: 29th October
Malaysia: 16th May
Who is Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan?
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was a statesman, Legendary Teacher, and the Great Indian Philosopher.
He was First Vice President of India (from 1952- to 1962) and Second President of India ( from 1962 to 1967)
He was born in small Temple Town in Tamilnadu known as Tiruttani on 5th Sept 1888.
When a group of his fans and students met him to celebrate his birthday on 5th Sept 1988, he replied: “It would be my proud privilege if 5th September is celebrated as Teachers’ Day instead of celebrating my birthday separately,”
In India, we celebrate Teacher’s day on his birthday i.e. on 5th Sept in honor of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.