10 Lines on Dr. S. Radhakrishanan

Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan was a great teacher and politician in India. His life is an inspiration for all of us. To make you aware of his struggle and achievements, we have created some sets of 10 lines on Dr. S. Radhakrishnan below. You should check them immediately.

Ten Lines on Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

Set – 1

1) Dr. Radhakrishnan was the second President and the First Vice President of India.

2) He was born on 3 September 1888 in Tiruttani village of Tamilnadu.

3) He had his primary education at a Christian missionary institution ‘Lutheran Mission School’.

4) He completed graduation and post-graduation from Madras Christian College.

5) He married to Sivakamu Radhakrishnan in 1904.

6) He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in the first class in 1908.

7) Radhakrishnan's first meeting with Mahatma Gandhi was in 1915.

8) He was the first Vice-President of India from 13 May 1952 to 12 May 1962.

9) He became the second President of India on 14 May 1962.

10) It was 17 April 1975 when he left the world.


Set – 2

1) Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was fond of reading books since childhood.

2) In 1909, he started teaching philosophy at the Madras Presidency College as a junior lecturer.

3) In 1973, he received the honour of the British Order of Merit.

4) He attained distinction in philosophy in 1908.

5) His wife died on 26 November 1949.

6) Radhakrishnan was also Vice-Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) from 1939 to 1948.

7) He represented the country in UNESCO after India's independence.

8) Radhakrishnan was India's ambassador to the Soviet Union from 1949 to 1952.

9) He received Bharat Ratna in 1954.

10) His birthday is celebrated as Teacher's Day in India in his honour.


In our country, Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, who was a great teacher himself, tried very hard to get the importance of teachers’ rights. Due to his significant contribution, the birthday of Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, former President of India, is celebrated on 5th September as Teacher's Day in India. A tribute to Dr. Radhakrishnan is expressed by celebrating Teacher's Day to commemorate his birthday.

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