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Teachers' Day: PM Narendra Modi says teachers play central role in realising our dream of ‘New India’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Attending BRICS Summit In China Took Twitter To Wish Teachers On The Occassion Of Teacher's Day On Tuesday Morning.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Deepak Mahato | Updated on: 05 Sep 2017, 11:04:29 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to wish teacher on the occasion of Teacher's Day. (File Photo)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to wish teacher on the occasion of Teacher's Day. (File Photo)

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attending BRICS Summit in China took Twitter to wish teachers on the occassion of Teachers' Day on Tuesday morning.

Modi said, “Teachers have a central role in realising our dream of a ‘New India’ that is driven by cutting edge research & innovation.”

"I salute the teaching community that is devoted to nurturing minds and spreading the joys of education in society," Modi tweeted.

In another tweet he repeated a mantra he had said for last month’s edition of his monthly radio address, ‘Maan Ki Baat’. The tweet read, “Let us make the next 5 years about 'teach to transform, educate to empower & learn to lead.”

In another tweet he wrote, “My tributes to Dr S Radhakrishnan, an outstanding teacher and statesman on his birth anniversary.”

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The Indian prime minister also paid tribute to philosopher and author Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, India’s second president. Radhakrishnan, an advocate of education, was born on Sept 5, 1988 and his birthday is celebrated as Teachers' Day in India.

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First Published : 05 Sep 2017, 07:55:04 AM