Teacher’s Day 2021: Maharashtra students share quotes, drawing under #ThankATeacher initiative

Maharashtra education minister Varsha Gaikwad initiated a campaign “thank a teacher” asking students to share quotes, drawing, poems, speeches, etc. for teachers.

Teacher’s Day 2021: Maharashtra students share quotes, drawing under #ThankATeacher initiative Teacher's Day 2021: Maharashtra students thank teachers with #thankateacher
Vagisha Kaushik | Sep 3, 2021 - 4:28 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Maharashtra education minister Varsha Gaikwad announced teacher appreciation week from September 2 to September 7 and started an initiative named #ThankATeacher on Twitter to celebrate Teacher’s Day 2021 on September 5.

Under the initiative, the congress-led education minister asked students to share videos, poems, pictures, etc. paying a tribute to their teachers. Several students have come forward to share their heartfelt wishes, appreciations, and thoughts for the teachers using the hashtag #ThankATeacher on a page formed by the education department.

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Here’s how students thanked their teachers for their contributions to the education system.

Student recites small prayer for teachers

“Sanskar Santosh Kamble from MVEMS, Vanjarpada, Neral recites a small prayer for his Teachers on the occasion of Teachers Day. #ThankATeacher #HappyTeachersDay #TeachersDay #teachertwitter VarshaEGaikwad thxteacher TeacherrTweets SLNIndia MahaDGIPR,” a Twitter page said.

Student writes an essay

“Our nation needs such educators. Very well articulated his perspectives on the topic,' मी शिक्षक झालो तर..' by Ayush Sakpale of Grade 6 #ThankATeacher #ThankYouTeacher,” a school page tweeted.

Student calls teachers “heroes of nation”

A student said on Twitter: “I am thankful for initiative taken by Department of Education on the occasion of Teacher's Day. Teacher contribute a lot to the development of Nation. They are true Heros of Nation. I sincerely Thanks to all our Teachers! #ThankATeacher thxteacher VarshaEGaikwad Francis_Joseph.”

Girl student shares video thanking teachers

“The gratitude towards teachers knows no boundaries. Here is Nishtha Agarwal,all the way from Jaipur saying #ThankYouTeacher #ThankATeacher.Send entries here. Entries can also be sent at FB: thxteacher,Insta:thankuteacher. Let us all say thank you to our incredible teachers,” the Twitter page said.

Tabla player pays tribute to his guru

“Tabla player Sai Dalvi paid homage to his Guru by playing beautiful tabla in unison with the song. Express gratitude to your beloved teacher through art, oratory. Send video, message; #ThankATeacher Say it. VarshaEGaikwad MahaDGIPR scertmaha msbshse #ThankYouTeacher,” the page Thank you Teacher said.

Student recites poem for teacher

The page Thank you Teacher tweeted: “Lovely poem by Faiz to #ThankATeacher”

Student draws sketch to thank a teacher

“Pay a tribute to your teachers by showing them what you have learnt from them, like Aditya did here. #ThankATeacher,” the Twitter page said.

Several other students posted teachers day speech, essays, poems, sketches, happy teachers day quotes etc. on Twitter to thank a teacher and appreciate their contributions toward education.

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A Maharashtra teacher, Khurshid Sheikh has been awarded with National Teachers Awards 2021 for his dedication and contributions toward educating students from the remotest areas of the state. He also shared an appreciation post for his teacher.

“Who knows better than Khurshid Sheikh, who has been awarded the President's honor for being an excellent teacher, the encouragement given by a teacher can take us to the heights of life. Listen to them who inspired them. #ThankATeacher khurshidksheik2 VarshaEGaikwad MahaDGIPR,” the page said.

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