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Politicians who were teachers

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Former Indian Vice President Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (R) believed that "teachers should be the best minds in the country." His birthday — Sept. 5 — has been celebrated as Teachers' Day in the country since 1962. We look at him and other famous political figures who were professional academics.

Let's first take a look at famous Indian politicians who had a teaching career.

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