September 5, 2017 15:13 IST

President Ram Nath Kovind paid floral tributes to Dr. S Radhakrishnan on Teachers' Day

1 of 2 President Ram Nath Kovind,Ram Nath Kovind,S Radhakrishnan,Radhakrishnan,Teachers' Day,Teachers' Day 2017
President Ram Nath Kovind paid floral tributes to Dr. S Radhakrishnan, former President of India on his birth anniversary at Rashtrapati Bhavan. "Our nation has a warm tradition of the 'guru shishya parampara' by which teachers impart their knowledge to students and empower them," Kovind said in a statement. Credit: Twitter/PIB_India
2 of 2 President Ram Nath Kovind,Ram Nath Kovind,S Radhakrishnan,Radhakrishnan,Teachers' Day,Teachers' Day 2017
He called India's second President S. Radhakrishnan, in whose memory the day is celebrated, an "illustrious teacher". "On this occasion, I pay my homage to Dr Radhakrishnan and extend my heartiest greetings to all teachers of our great nation," the President said. Credit: Twitter/PIB_India