Good afternoon everyone Respected Bhan sir, Dean Maam, The faculty and all my friends... it is my great priviledge to stand here before you to say a few words on teachers day..
In India, Teacher's Day is celebrated on 5th of September, every year. The date was selected, because it is the birthday of a timeless teacher and the former President of India - Dr. S. Radhakrishnan. When some of his students and friends approached him and requested him to allow them to celebrate his birthday, he said, "instead of celebrating my birthday separately, it would be my proud privilege, if September 5th is observed as Teacher's day". From then onwards, the 5th of September has been observed as Teachers Day, in India.
Teachers have an influencing role in the life of every student. They are like beacons of light, guiding us in the formative years of our life. Teachers mould us and in the process shape our future. What we learn from our teachers remains with us, throughout our life. However, very often, we fail to show our appreciation and gratitude for their selfless devotion. Teachers do need encouragement and support from the their students to feel that their efforts are being recognized. To serve the purpose, Teacher's Day is celebrated throughout the world, year by year. By celebrating National Teacher's Day, we thank our teachers for providing us their invaluable guidance.
In the end, I would like to say "Once a teacher, Always a teacher." And by this I mean that no matter what we do or how successful we are, we can never outgrow our teachers. My heartfelt thanks to all the teachers. Thank you...!!!