‘Teachers Day’ celebrated across Pulwama: DC addresses function at GBHSS Pulwama
PULWAMA: On the eve of ‘Teachers Day’, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Pulwama, Dr. Basharat Qayoom Tuesday visited Government Boys Higher Secondary School (GBHSS) Pulwama and addressed a huge gathering of students.
The DC was given a warm welcome by the enthusiastic and jubilant students.
Addressing the students, the DC threw light on the significance and historical background of the Teachers’ Day which also marks the birth anniversary of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.
“Teacher is the real architect of a society and as such deserves respect and honor from all walks of life. The best way of celebrating Teachers’ Day is to respect and honour the teacher in real essence and to recognize the efforts of a teacher in shaping the students”, said the DC.
He made the students familiar with the values of the Teacher now and then.
The DC also asked students and the youth to be aware of the disastrous effect of drug menace and advised them not to fall prey to enemies of humanity and society, who are hell bent upon to involve society in the drugs. He asked them to follow and support the programme of District Administration, envisage completely eradicating the drug menace from the district and making Pulwama a drug free district.
CEO Pulwama also spoke on the occasion and threw light on the significance of Teachers’ Day celebration.
Meanwhile, Teachers’ Day was celebrated in all educational institutions of Pulwama district. The students participated in different activities including singing, dancing, speeches and other cultural variety programmes and expressed their love and respect for their teachers.