On the 5th of september teachers day is celebrated every year big in India. Teachers Day started in respect Â to Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, who was one of the greatest teachers of all times, apart from also being the President of India.
It is on his birthday that teachers day is celebrated on the 5th of September. Its not a government declared holiday in the country but all schools and colleges celebrate this day in a big way. During his tenure as a president, he was approached by his students and friends and was asked to celebrate Â his birthday on the 5th of September. He instead told them to observe this day as the Teacher’s Day for his love amd strong belief in education. From then onwards, this day is celebrated as the Teacher’s Day.