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Teacher's Day 2020

In India, Teachers' Day is celebrated annually on September 5 to mark the birthday of the country's former President, scholar, philosopher and Bharat Ratna awardee, Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, who was born on this day in 1888.

September 05, 2020

Sand artist Ajay Shankar Mahto creates a sand sculpture to pay tribute to former president Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on his birth anniversary, which is celebrated in India as Teachers' Day, in Bokaro

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Students from a slum area, who do not have access to internet facilities and missed their online lessons, attend an open-air class taken by Naresh Pal after the authorities closed all schools following the coronavirus outbreak, at Yamuna Khadar in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind confers National Teachers' Awards 2020 in a virtual ceremony, in New Delhi.

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A student from a slum area teaches other students during an open-air class, on Teachers' Day, at Yamuna Khadar in New Delhi.

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Children of the Bakarwal community attend classes at an open-air mobile school on the occasion of Teachers' day, in Sanasar about 125kms from Jammu. The government had opened mobile schools for the children of Gujjar and Bakarwal tribes to move with the nomadic communities during the six months of the summer season.

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Students from a slum area in a group discussion with a woman during the Teachers' Day celebrations at Panchsheel Shikshan Sansthan, Yamuna Khadar Mayur Vihar, New Delhi.

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Students from a slum area during the Teachers' Day celebrations, at Yamuna Khadar Mayur Vihar, New Delhi.

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Teacher Satyendra Pal (college student) presents a mobile phone as a gift to a meritorious poor boy who has lost his father and unable to continue his online studies, during the Teachers' Day celebrations at Panchsheel Shikshan Sansthan, Yamuna Khadar Mayur Vihar, New Delhi.

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Teachers being felicitated with 'Mysore Peta' turban on the occasion of Teachers' Day, at a school in Hubballi.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu virtually interacts with teachers and students of Akshara Vidyalaya, Nellore on the occasion of Teachers’ Day, in New Delhi.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Education Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma felicitates teachers during the state-level function of the 59th Teachers’ Day and the inauguration of Directorate of Bodo Medium and Other Tribal Languages held at Srimanta Sankardev International Auditorium, in Guwahati.

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