GUWAHATI, Sept 4 - Conveying his message on the Teacher�s Day-2015, Governor PB Acharya today said that on �this day we celebrate and honour our teachers, who are the best of the best.�
Paying his homage to the teaching fraternity, the Governor said that it was impossible to thank the teachers enough and that the Teacher�s Day was an occasion in which to �offer them a small token of our appreciation for the difference they make in the lives of our children and the future of our country.�
The Governor said that on the day, people remember the special teachers who touched their lives � �how they pushed us, the encouragement that they gave us, the values that they taught us, the way they helped us and the way they helped us to understand the world and analyse it and ask questions.�
Pointing out that teachers inculcate in students the sense of empathy and thoughtfulness that their mothers and grandparents had tried to instil in them, the Governor said that that was a lesson people carry with them all their lives.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi also today extended his warm greetings to the teachers� fraternity on the eve of Teacher�s Day.
In a statement, Chief Minister Gogoi, while paying tributes to Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on whose birthday Teacher�s Day coincides, said, �Teachers are the architect of our society. They have been spreading the light of knowledge and words of wisdom down the ages. Whatever progress our country or the society has made on various fronts has been due to the immense contribution by the teachers.�
The Chief Minister also felicitated 112 teachers of primary, middle and secondary level for their excellent role in the field of education on the eve of Teacher�s Day at a function at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra this evening.
�Teaching is a skill and more a teacher is apt in this skill, more successful he is,� he said. Lauding the efforts of the teachers, Gogoi said that the State was indebted to the contributions of the teachers who were responsible for making the right kind of climate of education in the State.