Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid rich tributes to former President Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on his birth anniversary and also saluted the teaching community on Teachers' Day.
The Prime Minister in his message said, "On Teachers' Day, I salute the teaching community that is devoted to nurturing minds and spreading the joys of education in society. My tributes to Dr.S. Radhakrishnan, an outstanding teacher and statesman on his birth anniversary. Teachers have a central role in realising our dream of a ‘New India’ that is driven by cutting edge research and innovation. Let us make the next five years about 'teach to transform, educate to empower and learn to lead", the Prime Minister said. September 5, the birthday of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan is celebrated as Teachers' Day.