National Farmers Day Quick Facts

Event NameNational Farmers Day ()
Event Started2001
Event LevelNational Day
Observed byIndian government

National Farmers Day Brief

In India, every year 23 December is celebrated as 'National Farmers Day', the birthday of the Fifth Prime Minister of the country, Chaudhary Charan Singh. Chaudhary Charan Singh was also called the messiah of the farmers.

National Farmers Day History

In the year 2001, on the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh, keeping in mind his work, National Farmers Day was announced on 23 December. Since then every year 23 December is celebrated as Farmer's Day.

How to celebrate National Farmers Day

  • There is a holiday in Uttar Pradesh on the day of Farmer's Day, most of the farmers of the country are from North India. Chaudhary Charan Singh also belonged to him, so this day is celebrated with great pomp there.
  • On the day of Kisan Diwas, those leaders are honored who have done proper work for the development of the farmer of the country.
  • On this day, many workshops, seminars related to agriculture are organized, through which information is given to the farmers in detail about modern agriculture and how to get relief from the coming disasters.
  • On the day of Farmers' Day, agricultural scientists interact with the farmers and listen to their problems and give their solution.
  • On this day, farmers are given the knowledge of a better and modern agriculture as well as they are motivated towards it.On the day of Kisan Diwas, farmers are told in detail about their rights and the facilities provided to them.

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Biography and Important Facts of Chaudhary Charan Singh:

  1. Chaudhary Charan Singh was born on 23 December 1902 in an ordinary Jat family in Nurpur in Meerut district, Uttar Pradesh.
  2. His father's name was Chaudhary Mir Singh, he was a poor farmer.
  3. Charan Singh ji had his early education in Nurpur.
  4. Chaudhary Charan Singh received law education from Agra University.
  5. After this, Charan Singh ji came to Ghaziabad and took charge of the lawyer.
  6. He was married to Gayatri Devi in the year 1929.
  7. After this, in the Lahore session of Chaudhary Charan Singh Congress in 1929, influenced by Purna Swaraj, formed the Congress Committee in Ghaziabad.
  8. Chaudhary Charan Singh ji had supported Mahatma Gandhi in the 'Salt Law' in the "Civil Disobedience Movement".
  9. During this time, Chaudhary Charan Singh ji had to go to jail for 6 months.
  10. Chaudhary Charan Singh ji made salt on the Hindon river flowing on the border of Ghaziabad.
  11. Charan Singh ji was first elected to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly in the year 1937 from Chhaprauli.
  12. Chaudhary Charan Singh ji introduced the Agricultural Produce Market Bill in the year 1938, which was first adopted by Punjab.
  13. Chaudhary Charan Singh became the Revenue Minister of Uttar Pradesh in the year 1952 after independence.
  14. In the year 1967, Charan Singh left the Congress party and founded a new political party 'Bharatiya Kranti Dal'.
  15. Chaudhary Charan Singh became the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh on 03 April 1967.
  16. And on 17 February 1970, Charan Singh became the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh for the second time.
  17. Charan Singh ji established the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development in 1979 while being the Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister.
  18. During the Emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi, Charan Singh ji had to go to jail.
  19. Charan Singh ji became the Prime Minister of India on 28 July 1979.
  20. Charan Singh ji died on 29 May 1987.
  21. Chaudhary Charan Singh Agricultural University Haryana, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport, Lucknow etc. are named after Chaudhary Charan.

Important Days of December Month - (National Days and International Days):

Day Event Name - Event Level
01 DecemberWorld AIDS Day - International Day
02 DecemberInternational Slave Eradication Day - International Day
03 DecemberWorld Disability Day - International Day
04 DecemberIndian Navy Day - National Day
05 DecemberWorld Soil Day - International Day
05 DecemberInternational Volunteer Day - International Day
07 DecemberInternational Civil Aviation Day - International Day
09 DecemberInternational Anti-Corruption Day - International Day
10 DecemberInternational Human Rights Day - International Day
11 DecemberInternational Mountains Day - International Day
14 DecemberNational Energy Conservation Day - National Day
16 DecemberNational Victory Day - National Day
18 DecemberInternational Minority Rights Day - International Day
20 DecemberInternational Human Unity Day - International Day
22 DecemberNational Mathematics Day - National Day
23 DecemberNational Farmers Day - National Day
24 DecemberNational Consumer Day - National Day
25 DecemberChristmas Day - International Day

National Farmers Day FAQs:

National Farmers Day is observed every year on 23 December.

Yes, National Farmers Day is an National Day that is celebrated every year on December all over the India.

National Farmers Day started on 2001.

National Farmers Day is observed every year by Indian government.

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