Teachers' Day 2020: Grateful for contribution towards shaping minds, building nation, says Narendra Modi

Teachers' Day is observed to mark the birth anniversary of the country's second president S Radhakrishnan.

Press Trust of India September 05, 2020 12:07:55 IST
Teachers' Day 2020: Grateful for contribution towards shaping minds, building nation, says Narendra Modi

New Delhi: Paying tribute to teachers on Teachers' Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said people are grateful to them for their contribution towards shaping minds and building our nation.

"Who better than our knowledgeable teachers to deepen our connect with our nation''s glorious history. During the recent #MannKiBaat, I had shared an idea of teachers teaching students about lesser known aspects of our great freedom struggle. #OurTeachersOurHeroes," Modi tweeted, posting a clip of his speech in the last month''s ''Mann Ki Baat'' broadcast.

The prime minister also hailed former president S Radhakrishnan.

Teachers' Day is observed to mark the birth anniversary of the country's second president S Radhakrishnan.

"We remain grateful to the hardworking teachers for their contributions towards shaping minds and building our nation. On Teachers Day, we express gratitude to our teachers for their remarkable efforts. We pay tributes to Dr S Radhakrishnan on his Jayanti #OurTeachersOurHeroes," he said

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