Teachers' Day Special: The School Under The Bridge
This teachers' day,The Indian Express finds a school under the bridge in New Delhi.
Nearly 200 boys and girls come to this open air free school located under the Metro Bridge between Yamuna Bank and Akshardham Metro Station in New Delhi
And are given lessons not just in academics but of cleanliness, hard work and patriotism..
Shyaam sir who has been teaching here now for 12 years, earns only 2500 rupees per month….
So what drives him in spite of lack of much financial support…
He shares the example of his students doing MBBS and engineering. who mostly belong to Delhi’s slums and hopes to inspire them to dream big.
And we hope that his simple dream is an inspiration to you all
Here’s to saluting a teacher’s spirit, this teacher’s day