Narendra Modi pays tributes to Radhakrishnan on Teachers’ Day

Teachers' Day is celebrated every year on September 5 to mark the birthday of Radhakrishnan.

By: Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Updated: September 5, 2014 11:36 am
Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. (Express Archives) Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan with others. (Express Archives)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid tributes to Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on the occasion of Teachers’ Day, saying the late President still remains an inspiration for the entire country.

“The Prime Minister paid tributes to Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on the occasion. Teacher, scholar and statesman, he remains an inspiration for the entire nation,” a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office said.

Modi also extended his greetings to teachers on the occasion.

“Teachers’ Day greetings! We salute all teachers, who tirelessly light the lamp of knowledge,” the statement said.

Teachers’ Day is celebrated every year on September 5 to mark the birthday of Radhakrishnan.

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