President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday greeted teachers across the nation on the eve of Teachers' Day.
Asserting on the piousness of the 'Guru- Shishya' relationship Kovind said that it was our moral responsibility to pay respect and regard to our teachers.
"It is our moral responsibility to pay respect and regard to teachers, as they are role models who guide children to become good and productive human beings," he said.
At the occasion he also paid homage to Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and averred on the role of a teacher in one's life.
"Teachers impart knowledge to students and empower them, and are our nation has a warm tradition of Guru-shishya parampara," he said.
"Teachers also develop the creativity of children and kindle a desire in them to be innovative," he added.