World Students Day 2021: Know why is APJ Abdul Kalam's birth anniversary observed as Students Day, history, significance, & theme

15 Oct, 2021
World Students Day 2021: Know why is APJ Abdul Kalam's birth anniversary observed as Students Day, history, significance, & theme

World Students Day 2021:

The students or the youth of a country is who will take the country further and will handle its important affairs, hence, are known as the future shapers. While there are many students who go to great extents to gain knowledge and to contribute well to society. 

Well, On 15th October, former Indian President and the Missile Man of India, APJ Abdul Kalam was born, and hence, the day is observed as World Students Day.

In this article further, we will know more about World Students 2021 history, significance, date, and theme.

World Students Day 2021 Date: 

World Students Day is celebrated every year on 15th October across the globe.

World Students Day 2021 History:

In the year 2010, the United Nations announced the commemoration of World Students Day on 15th October, which also marks the birth anniversary of former President and Missile Man of India, APJ Abdul Kalam for the immense contribution he made in the field of education, as he was always sought as an inspiration by the youth. 

Why is Kalam’s birthday observed as World Students Day: 

Being a dedicated teacher, APJ Abdul Kalam was a dedicated teacher and identified himself foremost in that role. Kalam was a great inspiration for students as he said “Dream, Dream, Dream, Dreams transform into thoughts. And thoughts result in action.” The APJ Abdul Kalam had the famous ideology that teachers are builders of society and the society can be built only when the students are made proficient in their subjects. 

World Students Day 2021 Significance:

APJ Abdul Kalam always believed that students are the people and the minds that take a country forward in the near future. He believed that ‘no matter their field of study or background, every student that wants to increase his/her knowledge shall be celebrated, as many cover great lengths to gain this.’ Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam is also known as Missile Man of India for his dedication to the military missile sector and dedicated a significant part of his life to education. 

World Students Day 2021 Theme:

The theme for World Students Day 2021 is “Learning for people, planet, prosperity, and peace.” The World Students Day theme 2021 focuses on the centrality of development of ambitions for our centrality with the humanitarian objective. The theme also aims on reaffirming the role of education as a fundamental right, the betterment of society, and a facilitator of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. 

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