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Venue : Behala Sarat Sadan.
Time : 11.00 am
"The teacher refines and reconciles the different currents of thought…He adopts the method, not of denial but of presentation and shows how these different lines of thought coverage towards the same end."
- Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Teachers' Day is marked as the birthday of our Nation's greatest teacher, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the 2nd President of India, a profound philosopher, statesman and educationist of exceptional stature and it is celebrated every year throughout the country.
"Teachers' Day"commemorates the memory of Dr. Radhakrishnan and his notable contribution to the cause of education. This day also recall andacknowledge the immense contribution of countless teachers of our nation.
The Teachers' Day has been celebrated by the Education Department, KMC at Behala Sarat Sadan from 11.00 am onwards on 5th September, 2015 through lighting of lamp by Sri Partha Chatterjee, Hon'ble Minister - in - Charge, Department of School Education and Higher Education, Govt. of West Bengal alongwith Sri. Sovan Chatterjee, Hon'ble Mayor, Kolkata, Smt. Mala Roy, Hon'ble Chairperson, KMC and Sri. Avijit Mukherjee, Hon'ble MMIC (Education), KMC who has presided over the programme. The programme started by laying flower garlands to Dr. Radhakrishnan depicting respect to the great teacher and also to enrich the teachers with his blessings for future growth on different field.
This occasion was also honoured by the gracious presence of Smt Ratna Sur, Hon'ble Chief Whip, KMC and Councillors of Wards belonging to Borough - XIII, XIV and XVI.
4 (four) schools were felicitated as the best schools on that day by the Hon'ble Mayor, Kolkata,Sri. Sovan Chatterjee.
3 (three) numbers of best teachers were also honoured on the said occasion by the Hon'ble Mayor, Kolkata, Sri. Sovan Chatterjee, for their outstanding performance in the field of imparting education.
22no. of retired teachers were also felicitated by the Hon'ble Mayor, Kolkata on that auspicious occasion.
The occasion was followed by the indigenous performance of Mr. Shakeel Ansari, and also a cultural programme by Sri. Indranil Sen, Dohar and P. Acharyya.
We convey our sincere gratitude to Sri. Partha Chatterjee, Hon'ble Minister - in - Charge, Department of School Education and Higher Education, Govt. of West Bengal for his esteemed presence and Sri. Sovan Chatterjee, Hon'ble Mayor, Kolkata for extending his kind co-operation to make it possible and to Sri. Avijit Mukherjee, Hon'ble MMIC (Education) for his tireless and unfailing attitude to inspire us all the time.