Teachers' Day

The Pending Salute

Author: 
Gaurav Mathur

Gaurav Mathur, 41, lives in Ahmedabad with his wife, Poonam, and son, Saksham. He practises law. He studied in Kendriya Vidyalaya No.1, Shahibaug, Ahmedabad from 1987 to 1992, after which he did his graduation in BA (Hons.) Economics from University of Rajasthan and law from Maharani Laxmi Bai Arts and Commerce College, Gwalior.

November 22, 2013

Friday evenings often mark a beginning.

Sister Monica and Prof. Reena Mathur

Author: 
Lovely Gervasis

Lovely Gervasis is a Superintendent of Central Excise at Ahmedabad. Born in 1967 at Jaipur, she did her schooling from St. Angela Sophia Higher Secondary School and graduation in Science with Zoology and Chemistry from Maharani’s College, Jaipur.

My Favourite Teacher

Author: 
Gauri Mathur

Gauri Mathur is a Class IX student at Maharaja Sawai Man Singh Vidyalaya, Jaipur. This is a bold contrarian thought by a 14 year old. We appreciate the independent edge.

“A good teacher is like a candle — it consumes itself to light the way for others.”

I was asked to prepare an appreciation card for my favourite teacher on Teachers’ Day 2015 by house captains in my school. The phrase “Favourite Teacher” got stuck in my mind. And I was confused.

Sri Swaminathan Iyer — a great scholar of mathematics

Author: 
Krishnaswamy Kesavan

Krishnaswamy Kesavan was born and brought up in a small village and studied in a small town, Kumbakonam, Distt. Tanjore where he attended Native High School. After engineering and management studies he worked in an MNC as Business In charge and technical head for about 29 years and headed a large team. Later he started his own enterprise manufacturing activities making some high end engineering products for domestic sales and export abroad for the last 25 years.

Mr. Achal Joshi, dance teacher

Author: 
Shrishti Malhotra

Shrishti Malhotra is a Class VIII student at DPS School Bopal, Ahmedabad. This is about her favourite teacher, Mr. Achal Joshi, who teaches dance.

Spare the rod, spoil the child

Author: 
Avinash Gaur

Avinash Gaur passed out from St. Xaviers, Jaipur in 1961. He graduated in Chemical Engineering from Banaras Hindu University in 1967 and completed his post graduation in the same subject from University of Washington, Seattle, USA in 1970. After 37 years of service in private industry, Avinash retired as Whole Time Director in 2004.

Ms. Carys, a hug and a sketch

Author: 
Advait Singh

Advait Singh is a 5-year old kindergarten student at British School of Kuwait, Kuwait. This essay about his favourite teacher, Ms. Carys, has been written with assistance from his father, Anshuman Singh.

My best teacher is Ms. Carys. I like her. She’s pretty. Big eyes too. And Nose. She helps me. She makes me smile. I play different games with her. No never angry.

Mrs. Geetha Nagarajan — a soul who inspired me

Author: 
Piyali Kanabar

Piyali Kanabar is a teacher straight from the heart. She served Bhavan's Bhagwandas Purohit Vidya Mandir as a teacher for over two decades. She presently runs an institute in Nagpur catering to soft skills training and personality grooming called 'So What? A Center For Counseling and Professional Perfection'. She trains students, professionals and housewives in spoken English. She trains students for examinations like the IELTS, GRE, GMAT, PTE, SAT, TOEFL and CAT.

Guru of my Mind, Heart and Soul

Author: 
Rajeev Doshi

Rajeev Doshi retired as Senior Intelligence Officer from the Department of Customs and Central Excise. Upon superannuation Rajeev lives in Petlad Gujarat with his wife Arti. Rajeev began his career with Food Corporation Of India in 1972 before joining the Central Govt in 1982. Most his education took place in Bhuj, Gujarat. He’s very proud of his school, Shree Swami Narayan Vidhyalaya, Bhuj.

Mrs. Leena Mehta, Social Studies teacher

Author: 
Harshita Agarwal

Harshita Agarwal is a Class VII student at Maharani Gayatri Devi Girls' School, Jaipur. This is about her favourite teacher, Mrs. Leena Mehta, who teaches Social Studies.

Teachers are a way to success, kindness and most of all a perfect future. My Social Studies and class teacher Mrs. Leena Mehta♡♥♡ is a teacher like that. She is the best subject teacher and class teacher I ever got. More than a teacher, she is a mentor and a good friend. How she teaches is the best, what she teaches is always fixed in our mind and she never misguides us.

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