Two city teachers to receive national awards on Sept 5
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Dr Priti Garg and Dr. Rajender Kumar Sharma, both from Chandigarh, will be conferred with the National Award by the President of India on the occasion of Teacher's Day on September 5. Garg is a lecturer of Sanskrit at Government Model Senior Secondary School Sector 10 and Sharma teaches at Government Model Senior Secondary School Sector 37. With a teaching experience of 21 years, Garg has won State Award for Teachers in 2008 and published a book in Hindi. Sharma has won a State Award in 1992 and has a teaching experience of 32 years during which he has won eight other awards. The ceremony will be held at Vigyan Bhavan New Delhi.
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