Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets nation on Teachers' Day
Xiamen (China): On the occasion of Teachers' Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is attending the 9th annual BRICS summit in China, paid tribute to philosopher-author Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, nation's second president and an advocate of the importance of education.
Modi, extended his greetings to the nation in the series of tweets. following are the tweets posted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi:
"On Teachers' Day, I salute the teaching community that is devoted to nurturing minds and spreading the joys of education in society."
"My tributes to Dr S. Radhakrishnan, an outstanding teacher and statesman on his birth anniversary," he said.
Another tweet posted by Prime Minister reads, "Teachers have a central role in realising our dream of a new India that is driven by cutting edge research and innovation".
"Let us make the next five years about 'teach to transform, educate to empower and learn to lead'," the Prime Minister added.
Teachers Day is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (05-09-1988), the country's second President who was also an academician and philosopher.