Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Teachers' Day paid tribute to Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the former President of India, whose birth anniversary is celebrated as Teachers' Day across India.
The PM in his tweet said that Dr Radhakrishnan was a scholar, statesman and a respected teacher who shaped many minds and served the nation.
In Tweet Pm said:
Tribute to Dr. S Radhakrishnan, a scholar, statesman & a respected teacher who shaped many minds & served India!
Modi also acknowledged the role of teachers in nation building and saluted the dedication and commitment of all the teachers.
Happy Teachers Day! India salutes the dedication & commitment of all teachers, whose role in nation building is paramount.
He also asked people to share their anecdotes about their teachers.