Students at Kids ‘R’ Kids celebrate Teachers Day
Chandigarh: Dr Radhakrishnan’s birth anniversary is celebrated as Teachers’ Day in India, because after he took charge as the President of India in 1962, some students sought permission from him to celebrate his birthday. Dr Radhakrishnan, however, did not approve any fancy celebration but rather requested that the day be observed as Teachers’ Day.
Since then, September 5 has been celebrated as Teachers’ Day across the country. Various cultural programmes are organised in schools and other educational institutions to mark the day.
The intent behind this celebration is to recognise the contribution of teachers in the society.
Dr Radhakrishnan enjoyed immense respect among the students. He always emphasised the power of education and encouraged students to learn and contribute to a better future. “Teachers should be the best minds in the country” is what the former President believed.
He had graduated with a Master’s degree in Philosophy and written the book “The Philosophy of Rabindranath Tagore” in 1917. He held the post of Vice-Chancellor of Andhra University from 1931 to 1936, followed by Vice-Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in 1939.
Meanwhile, it may be noted that International Teachers’ Day is observed a month later, on October 5, across the world.
To commemorate the birth of the second President of India Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, who was a philosopher and a great teacher, 5th September every year is celebrated as Teacher’s Day. His contribution towards Indian education is undeniable.
The Teacher’s Day was organised with incredible gusto and zeal by the students of Kids R Kids School, Sector 42 Chandigarh.
A warm welcome to the teachers by the students in classes, flowers, cards and tastefully decorated classrooms was pleasant surprise for all the teachers.
Teachers play a major role in making their students responsible citizens of tomorrow and good human beings. Hence to express their gratitude, a wide range of activities were organised.
Fun filled games, play and other activities were organised in the school premises which reminded the teachers of their school days and made them feel nostalgic. Students planned many spectacles for the day and showcased many scintillating dance performances, on some peppy numbers which highlighted the heart warming relationship between a teacher and a student.
Ms. Anupam Singh Grewal Principal reminded the students of the tireless labour and love all the teachers put in to bring them up as knowledgeable and compassionate individuals. It was a remarkable day for all the students and teachers with many unforgettable moments. She inspired that being a teacher is one of the staff by saying greatest privilege to contribute towards Nation Building.
All the teachers applauded overwhelming zeal and enthusiasm of the students for making such a glorious event to cherish forever.