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By Behindwoods News Bureau | Sep 05, 2018 10:55 AM
nation pays tribute to sarvepalli radharkrishnan

September 5th is the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. The day is also celebrated as Teacher's Day, to pay homage to the exemplary teacher, philosopher and scholar. Dr. Radhakrishnan dedicated his life to education and shaping the youth of the country.

Dr. Radhakrishnan, who was elected as President, was requested by people to celebrate his birthday. Instead of celebrating his birthday, he said that he would be honoured if his birthday could be celebrated as teacher's day to pay respect to the teachers and their service to the society.

On this Teacher's Day, tributes have come pouring in for the extraordinary teacher. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, sports personalities, film stars and others have paid their tributes for Dr. Radhakrishnan.

Here are some of the top reactions in memory of the distinguished teacher


Internationally renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik also paid his homage to Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan with his art.


Celebrate the nation's 57th Teacher's Day and let your teachers know how much you appreciate and value all they have done for you.