Teacher's Day in India
Teacher's Day in India is held on September 5. This event in the first decade of the month September is annual. Help us
He was elected to the Constituent Assembly in 1946. He served as ambassador to UNESCO and later to Moscow. 5. In 1952, he became the first Vice President of India and in 1962, he became the second President of independent India.
During his tenure as a President of India (from 1962-67), his students and friends requested him to celebrate his birthday. He replied, “Instead of celebrating my birthday, it would be my proud privilege if September 5 is observed as Teachers' Day.” Since then, his birthday has been observed as Teachers' Day.
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