The National Farmers Day or Kisan Divas is observed on December 23 every year to commemorate the memory of Chaudhary Charan Singh, the ex-Prime Minister. The day acknowledges the vital position Farmers occupy in the nations socio-economic development. New policies concerning farming, agriculture, seeds etc are also announced by the governments.
Charan Singh’s brief stay at the top witnessed a slew of agricultural reforms and policies being introduced in India. Charan Singh’s peasantry background helped him understand real problems of the farmer and he did his best to help them.
Kisan Divas is recognition of his valuable services rendered to the farmers of India. Entire India celebrates Farmers day. Farmers and members of rural community organize agricultural shows, functions and pay homage to their beloved leaders.