Teachers’ Day 2021: PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, hails the teaching fraternity


Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders today extended greetings and thanked the teaching community for their contribution. In messages shared on social media on the occasion of Teachers’ Day, various leaders paid tribute to former president Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

Teachers’ Day is celebrated annually on September 5 to mark the birth anniversary of Dr. Radhakrishnan, an esteemed educationist. On the occasion, PM Modi wished teachers across the country and praised educators for their continued efforts to support the “education journey of students” in the light of COVID-19.

The Prime Minister said in a tweet, “Greetings to the entire teaching fraternity, which has always played a pivotal role in nurturing young minds. It is commendable how teachers have innovated and ensured that the education journey of students in the Covid-19 times.”


Paying respects to Dr Radhakrishnan, PM Modi wrote, “I pay my respects to Dr S Radhakrishnan on his Jayanti and recall his distinguished leadership as well as contributions to our nation.”