Teacher’s Day Celebration: History
Teachers nourish and prepare students for their future. They help students to become the real icon of knowledge and wisdom. Teacher is the perfect source of creating awareness among the students and common people. They are the true pillars of our success.
Globally, Teachers Day is celebrated on 5th October, but every country celebrates the day on different dates. In India, Teachers Day celebrated on 5th September from 1962 onwards. Why did India decide to celebrate independent Teachers Day? How is it celebrated across the nation? Let’s see what the actual reason behind it is!
History for Teachers Day
In India, Teachers Day is celebrated every year on September 5. It is celebrated in the remembrance of high respected teacher Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan’s birthday (05/09/1888) who was the country’s former President, scholar, philosopher, and Bharat Ratna awardee. As an educationist, he was an advocate of edification and was a famous political academician, and above all a great teacher.
As time passed the future of a country lies in the hands of its children, and teachers, as mentors, can mold students into future leaders who shape the destiny of India. They play an essential role in our lives to become successful in a career. They help us to become a good human being, a better member of society, and an ideal citizen of the nation. So overall Teacher’s Day is celebrated to acknowledge the challenges, hardships, and the special role that teachers play in our lives.
Importance of Teachers Day
It is a day when students and teachers equally look forward to it. Teachers’ day is important for the students as it gives them an opportunity to understand the efforts put in by their teachers. Where teachers also look forward to the Teachers’ Day celebration as their efforts get recognized and honored by students.
Teachers help us to gain knowledge, improve our skills, grow confidence as well as help us to choose the right path to success. They play a crucial role in the lives of students and in nation-building, they rarely are shown the acknowledgments that they deserve. Teachers’ Day gives us an ideal opportunity to thank our teachers!
Teachers Day Celebration
On this day, students hold different activities to entertain teachers at schools, colleges, and classes. These activities include singing competition, dance competition, recitation of poems, and mimicry of teachers. Children also play lots of games with teachers, offer gifts and at last, they thank teachers by expressing their gratitude.
Some try to meet their teachers on the day and convey their wishes and if teachers are far then send them a message to wish them and show gratitude.
Not just on the teacher’s day, try to appreciate them always!