4 Sep,Ayush Pandey, 3rd Class, Delhi :History and origin of Teacher’s Day in India is related to Dr. Radhakrishnan. Read further to know about Indian Teachers’ Day history.
India has been celebrating Teacher’s Day on 5th of September since 1962. 5th of September is the birthday of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakhrishnan, a philosopher and a teacher par excellence. Some of his students and friends approached him and requested him to allow them to celebrate his birthday. In reply, Dr, Radhakrishnan said, "instead of celebrating my birthday separately, it would be my proud privilege if September 5th is observed as Teacher’s day". The request showed Dr.Radhakrishnan’s love for the teaching profession. From then onwards, his birthday is observed as Teacher’s Day in India. All this lead to Teachers Day origin in India.
On this day, we gratefully remember the great educationist Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. His dream was that "Teachers should be the best minds in the country". Hence, Teachers’ Day is very important for all our people, as the teachers act as foundation for creating responsible citizens.
It is said that an average teacher teaches, a good teacher explains, a superior teacher illustrates, and a great teacher both learns and inspires students. We can never thank our teachers enough for their efforts. Teacher’s Day is celebrated to show our acknowledgement and r