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- Created on Thursday, 06 September 2012 01:42
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, at a function in Patna on Wednesday, paid floral tribute to Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, the second President of India, on the occasion of Teachers' Day that was celebrated across the state capital at all schools and colleges.
On the occasion, the Chief Minister honored six teachers from primary and middle schools for achieving excellence in their field.
Among them to be honored today were Assistant Teacher Shagufta Yasmin of Panchsheel Residential School in Kumharar, Patna; Head Master Chandreshwar Singh of Sitamarhi, and retired school teacher of Umar Balika Uchcha Vidyalaya, Begusarai, Anil Kumar Prasad – all middle school teachers.
In the primary school category, the Chief Minister awarded Head Mistress Archana Devi of Purnia, Assistant Teacher Bhikhari Mahto of Sitamarhi, and Head Master Mahesh Prasad Chowdhary of Purnia.
For collecting most money towards the Teachers' Welfare Fund, Kumar presented the first prize to Patna district, followed by Nalanda and West Champaran districts for the second and third place respectively.
The awards were accepted by the District Education Officers of the respective districts.