Guru Purnima

The Dronacharya awardee, has trained Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli among others at Shivaji Park in Dadar. The stalwart coach passed away at the age of 87 in January this year. Upon Achrekar's death, Tendulkar said that his childhood coach had built the foundation of the master blaster's cricketing career.

To mark the occasion of Guru Purnima, Union HRD Minister RP Nishank today launched a people's campaign 'Selfie with Guru' inviting participation from all to post their selfie with their teachers on social media and highlight the importance of teachers in our lives