11 Interesting Facts about Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on Teachers Day 5th September

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11 Interesting Facts about Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on Teachers Day 5th September


Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was a great educationist, great philosopher, great orator, thinker, and a knowledgeable person on Indian culture. The birthday of the great teacher Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, who has taken India to new heights in the field of education, is celebrated every year on 5 September as a teacher's day across India.

11 Interesting Facts about Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on Teachers Day 5th September

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11  Interesting Facts about Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan


  1. 5th September Teachers Day celebrated as Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan birthday.
  2. Sarvapalli's address was first inherited in the name of Dr. Radhakrishnan. Radhakrishnan's ancestors lived in a village called 'Sarvepalli' and in the middle of the 18th century, they settled in the Tirutani village. But his ancestors wanted that his name should always be accompanied by a sense of the village of his birthplace. That is why all the families started wearing Sarvapalli before their names.
  3. In the field of education, he has been awarded the very high award "Bharat Ratna".
  4. In 1931, he received the Templeton Prize from King George but donated the entire amount of that scholarship to Oxford University.
  5. All the Members of Parliament appreciated him for his work behavior. After the end of Rajendra Prasad's term in 1962, Radhakrishnan took over as President. 
  6. His father opposed his education. He lived in a village in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh border. Due to extreme poverty, his father wanted his son not to study and became a priest in the temple. Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan started studying in Tiruthani's school and he used to study best there.
  7. After his teaching at the University of Mysore, when Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Ji was going to Calcutta for his second lecture, the university children took Radhakrishnan Ji to the railway station in a flower ride.
  8. H.N. Spalding, the best-known English student of the 20th century, became his best admirer when he gave his speech in England and was also inspired by his positive thoughts. That is why he also placed Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Ji in the world's largest the University of Oxford, in honor of Eastern religion and morality.
  9. It is said that at a dinner in London, a British citizen remarked that Indians are black-skinned. Hearing this, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan replied slowly - God once cooked a piece of bread, which is overcooked, it is called Negro. After that God cooked a bread again, this time some half cooked, they are called Europeans. After that, God cooked the bread that was cooked properly for the right time and called the Indian.
  10. It is claimed that when there was a heated atmosphere between the two political parties in the Parliament House or there was a debate in them. Radhakrishnan used to handle them very easily and used to talk about peace. He said that reciting verses from the Bhagavad-gītā or Bible is meant to instill discipline within the crowd. Former Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru Ji used to say that Dr. Radhakrishnan always converted the parliamentary session into a family meeting.
  11. Dr. Radhakrishnan was the President of India from 1962 to 1967, and after completion of his tenure moved to Madras. There he lived a full leisure life. His dress was simple and traditional, he often wore white clothes and used South Indian turban

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