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Kisan Diwas – December 23, 2023

Every year, Farmers’ Day or Kisan Diwas is observed on December 23. The farmer is the backbone of the country’s economy and deserves to be honoured. The day also marks the birth of the 5th Prime Minister of India, Chaudhary Charan Singh, who began as a farmer before earning his seat in the government. The main objective of the day is to promote awareness of the importance of farmers and their valuable contribution to the overall social- and economic development of the nation.

National Farmers Day – History

Kisan Diwas is observed on December 23 to honour the anniversary of Chaudhary Charan Singh’s birth. National Farmers Day is associated with the birth anniversary of the fifth Prime Minister of the nation Choudhary Charan Singh.

He served the nation for a very short period from July 28, 1979, to January 14, 1980. He made marvellous contributions to the farmers in his short tenure.

Important Days in December 2023: National and International Dates

Who is Chaudhary Charan Singh:

In 1902, Charan Singh was born in Noorpur in Meerut district, Uttar Pradesh. He was the 5th PM of the country and served between 28 July 1979 and 14 January 1980. Charan Singh has done numerous deeds to boost the scenario of agriculture in India. He made a lot of contributions to the agricultural sector by reforming and making policies. He invented and executed the Zamindari Abolition Act. he passed away on 29th May 1987.

Kisan Diwas: Dates

2023December 23Saturday
2024December 23Monday
2025December 23Tuesday
2026December 23Wednesday
2027December 23Thursday

Kisan Day: FAQs

Q.1 When is Kisan Day observed?

Answer: Kisan Day is observed on the 23rd of December of the year.

Q.2 Who was Chaudhary Charan Singh?

Answer: he was the 5th PM of the country who served between 28 July 1979 and 14 January 1980. 

Q.3 Who is the father of farmers in India?

Answer: “M S Swaminathan “Father of Indian Green Revolution”.


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