Prez Kovind, PM Modi pay tribute to Radhakrishnan on Teachers' Day
New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute on the birth anniversary of the second President of the nation Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. The day is also celebrated as Teacher's day across the country.
Kovind took to twitter and posted, "On Teachers' Day, I pay homage to Dr S. Radhakrishnan and extend heartiest greetings to all teachers of our nation. May our great gurus continue to help and guide us in building a nation and world full of wisdom, peace and harmony."
Greeting the teaching community on the occasion, Modi said, "Teachers play a vital role in the shaping of young minds and building our nation.
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We bow to our former President and a distinguished teacher himself, Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on his Jayanti."
Radhakrishnan, an exemplary teacher was also a philosopher, scholar and politician. His work dedicated towards education shaped the youth of the country in the early years of the democracy.