Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Quotes:
One of the most distinguished scholars of the 20th century, Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan birth anniversary is celebrated as Teacher’s Day on September 5 every year since 1962. Radhakrishnan, who served as the first Vice President of India and the second President of India was honoured with Knighthood in 1931, and Bharat Ratna in 1954.
Acclaimed for dedicating his life towards education and improving the standards in the field of education, Dr Radhakrishnan was nominated 16 times for the Nobel Prize in Literature, and another 11 times for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Teacher’s Day is celebrated as a great festival in our country. The day is celebrated in honor of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, who was born on 5 September 1888. The great Indian philosopher and teacher gave us many teachings that still guide us on a stony path. In a famous quote from Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, who said, “Instead of celebrating my birthday, I might be proud to possess the privilege of observing September 5 as Teacher’s Day,” the day originated.
He was one of the great philosophers our country had seen and he bridged the gap between the local school of thought and Western ideologies. On this day, students honor their teachers across the country and seek their blessings.