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Radhakrishnan our rashtrapathi he wasnot belongs to any education department why are we celebrating teachers day on his birth day?

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Asked by vishal k, 30 Sep '09 05:17 pm
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In 1918, Radhakrishnan was selected as Professor of Philosophy by the University of Mysore. In 1921, he was appointed as a professor in philosophy to occupy the King George V Chair of Mental and Moral Science at the University of Calcutta. Radhakrishnan represented the University of Calcutta at the Congress of the Universities of the British Empire in June 1926 and the International Congress of Philosophy at Harvard University in September 1926. In 1929, Radhakrishnan was invited to take the post vacated by Principal J. Estlin Carpenter in Manchester College, Oxford. This gave him the opportunity to lecture to the students of the University of Oxford on Comparative Religion. For his services to education, he was knighted by the British Government in 1931, but did not use the title in personal life preferring instead his academic title 'Doctor'. He was the Vice-Chancellor of Andhra University from 1931 to 1936. In 1936, Radhakrishnan was named Spalding Professor of Eastern Religions and ...more
Answered by Jack Johnson, 30 Sep '09 05:24 pm

 
  
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