Following is the text of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s message on Teachers Day.
“Wishing you, and the entire teaching community a Happy Teachers’ Day!
This is a day to salute the entire teaching fraternity for their hardwork, dedication and commitment. In addition to teaching subjects in the classroom, teachers are exceptional guides and mentors, who play prominent roles on the lives of their students.
The selfless nature of teachers is universally admired. Despite the busy schedules and familial responsibilities, teachers ensure that students are able to learn new ideas and concepts with ease.