Teacher’s Day celebration goes ‘Virtual’ across the country

September 5, is celebrated as Teacher’s Day to celebrate the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, First Vice President of India and the Second President of India and an educationist.

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Teacher’s Day History

To celebrate this day was his friends and former students idea who approached him to let them celebrate his birthday. Dr S. Radhakrishnan said that it would be his honour if 5th September would rather be celebrated as Teachers’ Day. Since, that day 5th September is celebrated as Teachers’ Day every year.

Significance of Teacher’s Day

It is always said that future of a country lies in the hands of its children. Thus Teachers, play major role in moulding students into future leaders. They also play a major role in each students life to nurture them into a better person and become successful. This day is  actually a celebration to acknowledge the hardship, challenges and the unparalleled role that the teachers play in our lives.

Like every year, India celebrated teacher’s day but this year it was different from usual day. Every year it is celebrated in school but this year as whole world is at home everything was did online. Students still didn’t fail to express their feelings for their teachers.

Students celebrated this special day for teachers on an online mode through different meeting platforms. They organised a video combined with special thanks from students, played different games from their respective homes.

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Students even made e-cards and awarded their teachers with titles to make them feel special. Though physical presence was missed of both teachers and students on this occasion.

Even, Central Board Of Secondary Education (CBSE) also went virtual to mark this special occasion for Teacher’s. CBSE also tweeted with two hasthags ” #OurTeachersOurHeroes #TeachersFromIndia” 

Like every year this year also, Ministry Of Human Resource Development ministry will award some teachers with National awards. Some of them are:-

1. Mr. Manoj Kumar Lakhra, Haryana
2. Mr Nardev Singh, Himachal Pradesh
3. Mr. Rajinder Kumar, Punjab
4. Sh. Surender Singh, Delhi
5. Dr. Kewalanand Kandpal, Uttarakhand
6. Ms. Geeta Kumari, Rajasthan
7. Ms. Sindhu Prabhu Dessai, Goa
8. Mr. Mahipalsinh Sajjansinh Jetavat, Gujarat
9. Mr. Prakashchandra Narbheram Suthar, Gujarat
10. Mr. Sanjay Kumar Jain, Madhya Pradesh
11. Mr. Mohammad Shahid Ansari, Madhya Pradesh
12. Mr. Akhileshwar Pathak, Bihar
13. Mr. Basant Kumar Sahu, Odisha
14. Mr. Tapas Kumar Mohanty, Odisha
15. Ms. Misha Ghoshal, West Bengal