Why is it Celebrated on September 5?

Teachers’ Day is celebrated on September 5 in India since it is the date on which Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the second president of India was born, in 1888

World Teachers’ Day, celebrated by UNESCO, falls on October 5, but in India, the celebration occurs on September 5 instead.

Why Teachers’ Day is celebrated today on Monday, September 5,

The Bharat Ratna recipient was a teacher, a politician and also the first Vice president of India.

Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was a professor and a scholar whose work revolved around comparative religion and philosophy.

Dr Radhakrishnan secured a Master’s degree in Philosophy and followed Advaita Vedanta, a spiritual discipline about cosmic non-duality/monism.

Why is it Celebrated on September 5?

Teachers, like Radhakrishnan, are builders of the nation’s future as they ensure their students are armed with proper knowledge and wisdom to lead their lives responsibly.