Teachers Day 2021 : Know when Teacher's Day was celebrated for the first time in India, know everything from importance to history here
In the life of children, their teacher has an important place. Only a teacher gives knowledge to the child, understands many important things of life, how a child can move ahead by taking education in his life, the teacher helps him in this, etc. Teacher's Day is celebrated every year on 5th September in honor of teachers. Teachers are respected in schools on this day, children lead a teacher's life on this day and run the entire school on their own responsibility under discipline. However, due to the Corona period, the schools were closed for a long time. In such a situation, till last year, children had celebrated Teachers Day through online medium only. But this time schools have opened at many places, so it is believed that this time children can celebrate this day in school. But to know about this day you need to know about the history and importance of this day. So let us tell you about the importance of this day from history.
When was this day celebrated for the first time in India?
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, former President of India and great educationist, was born on 5 September. In such a situation, his birthday is on 5th September. To celebrate this day, once some of his disciples reached Radha Krishnan and they said that they want to celebrate his birthday and you allow it.
After hearing this, Radha Krishnan said that instead of celebrating my birthday separately, if it is celebrated as Teacher's Day, then I will feel proud. Since then, 5th September was celebrated as Teacher's Day. Let us tell you here that for the first time Teacher's Day was celebrated in India in 1962.
This is history and importance
Talking about the history of this day, for the first time, Teacher's Day was celebrated in the 60s. Sarvepalli Radha Krishnan had said that the whole world is a school, where one gets to learn something or the other. Teachers not only teach but also teach us to differentiate between good and bad while going through life experiences.
Children celebrate this day as a mark of respect to their teachers. On this day in school, college, children give gifts to their teachers, seek their blessings, organize a special party for teachers, etc. This is also because a teacher plays an important role in a child's life.