Declare the birthday of Savitri bai Phule as the International Teacher's day on 3 January.

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  1. The Phule family started a school on January 1st 1848 exclusively for the female child. This wasn't accepted by their community and were disgraced in the form of physical and verbal abuse by throwing rocks, mud and cowdung on them.
  2. Savitri bai Phule worked against the orthodox religious traditions and the castism that had neglected the education of the females and the dalit (shudras).
  3. Savitribai and her spouse dedicated their whole lives for the education and empowerment of women, and we're the leading cause of womens education in india.