Hyderabad, Sept.6 : “Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan & Maulana Abul Kalam Azad both were of the view that Religion is a binding force not a dividing factor”. Prof. Shaikh Azimuddin, Former Dean (Education), Integral University, Lucknow expressed the view today, while delivering online lecture on “Role of Education and Teacher in Society” organized by the School of Education and Training, Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) in connection with Teacher’s Day. Prof. Syed Ainul Hasan, Vice-Chancellor presided over.
Prof. Azimuddin while discussing the role of education and teacher said both Dr. Radhakrishnan & Maulana Azad made significant contributions in the field of education and knowledge. The services rendered by Maulana Azad for politics and journalism are unforgettable. Similarly, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan also rendered significant services in the field of education. He studied Hindu philosophy in depth, became the Vice Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University and then the first Vice President and second President of Independent India.
Giving example of teacher-student relationship of Aristotle & Alexander, Prof. Azimuddin said education is meant for creating high morals, using common sense and developing the soul. Good teacher continues to work hard for making things better as they are the architect of the nation. Education is not just about getting degrees, it is about benefiting people, he added.