Kupwara : On the eve of Teachers’ Day, DC Kupwara, Doifode Sagar Dattatray visited Government Degree College (GDC), Handwara, where he addressed huge gathering of students. The Deputy Commissioner was given warm welcome by the enthusiastic and jubilant students and the faculties were celebrating Teachers’ Day at GDC Hnadwara. Addressing the students, the Deputy Commissioner 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 , adding that it was the prime duty of the student to respect this teacher as he (the teacher) is likewise a father. He made the students familiar with the values of the Teacher now and then.
The Deputy Commissioner also asked students and the youth to be aware of the disastrous affect of drug menace and advised them not to fall prey of 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 to completely eradicate the drug menace from the district and make Kupwara a drug free district.
Principal GDC Handwara also spoke on the occasion and threw light on the significance of Teachers’ Day Celebration Meanwhile, Teachers’ Day was celebrated in all the other Educational Institutions of Kupwara 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.