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Teachers Day in India: Dr Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan

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On September 5, 1888, Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born in a middle class family at Tirutani in Tamil Nadu. He was an Indian philosopher and statesman.

He introduced the thinking of western idealist philosophers into Indian thought. Some of his students and friends approached him and requested him to allow them to celebrate his birthday but he said, "instead of celebrating my birthday separately, it would be my proud privilege if September 5th is observed as Teacher's day".

Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was a famous teacher and his birthday is celebrated on 5th September every year as a Teacher's Day in India. After completion of his graduation Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, accepted an Assistant Lectureship at the Madras Presidency College in 1909.

Radhakrishnan was elected first Vice President of India in 1952. He was honored with the Bharat Ratna in 1954. After serving Vice President, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was elected President of India in 1962.

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12 Comment

kundan ,

sir radhakrishnan i am proud you and delight with you my all teachers & friends happy techers day bron-1888 let in-17th april 1975(chennai)

Manoj Kumar,

Radhakrishnan is a best president of india and teacher


i want to know how had he died


It is very teacher or president.

debasish saikia,

i need some direct quiz question on the topic "teacher day"


Place To Late in Date to Dr. Radhakrushnan




I mis a such teacher like Radhakrishnan


its not 1988 it is 1888 birth day of r.s

Chandra kishore,

There is wrong date is given in the year of birthday date September 05 1888, it is written as 1988,please make suitable correction

raj singh,

in this section there teacher' s day celebrated from 5th sep 1962. dr. s.r.k born on 5th sep 1988


dates ki tho aise taise kar di kya likha hai

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