National Farmer’s Day is observed on December 23.

 

About National Farmer’s Day

  • National Farmer’s Day is celebrated every year on 23rd of December.
  • It is observed to commemorate the birth anniversary of the fifth Prime Minister of India, Chaudhary Charan Singh, and his contributions towards the upliftment of farmers in the country.
  • The Kisan Leader, Chaudhary Charan Singh, served as president from July 28, 1979, until January 14, 1980.
  • In 2001, the government declared Kisan Diwas in honor of Charan Singh’s birth anniversary.
  • On this day, awareness campaigns and drives are organised across the country to educate people about the role of farmers and their contribution to the economy.