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Teachers Day 2017: Google Doodle Turns Colourful Classroom

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In order to commemorate and instill the mood of teacher's day in India, Google Doodle logo on google search today presented itself in a classroom set up.

Each alphabet of the word 'Google', painted in different vivid colours, it is also animated as teachers and students. The middle 'G' in the word enacts as the teacher while all the other alphabets enact as students inside a classroom.

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Even the letters are seen animated with the teacher 'G' in an expression of teaching with a book in one hand and a scale pointing towards the backdrop that is understood to be a blackboard or a projected white screen. The other student alphabets are seen blinking and listening eagerly.

Teachers Day 2017: Google Doodle Turns Colourful

Creating a virtual classroom, and representing various subjects, the backdrop keep changing as a slide show to bring lively the teaching sessions. The various subjects in the slideshow of the backdrop are mathematics, music, geography, science, environmental studies and so on.

Why is Teachers day celebrated?

Teachers day is celebrated in order of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the second President of India. In order to celebrate his birthday, his students came up with the idea of have a Radhakrishnan day. But Dr. Radhakrishnan refused it and instead recommended them to celebrate it as teacher's day, as a mark of respect for all the teachers. Hence September 5 of every year came to be celebrated as teacher's day.

On this day, a majority number of schools conduct programs for and by the teachers. However, different schools follow different procedures. This time even the government has taken measures to award teachers today. The Vice - President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu will confer the National Award to Teachers 2016 at Vigyan Bhawan to give public recognition to meritorious teachers working in primary, middle and secondary schools.

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