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Kisan Diwas observed across India on 23 December

Dec 23, 2013 15:22 IST

23 December: Kisan Diwas

Kisan Diwas was observed across the country on 23 December 2013 to celebrate the birthday of Chaudhary Charan Singh.


On this occasion, farmer seminars were organised at the divisional, district and block levels. 

Political leaders cutting across party lines paid tributes to fifth PM of India on his 11th birth anniversary. Leaders visited the former PM’s samadhi at Kisan Ghat in New Delhi.

Government in 2001 had decided to observe 23 December every year as Kisan Diwas (Farmers Day).

 About Chaudhary Charan Singh

Chaudhary Charan Singh (23 Dec 1902 - 29 May 1987) was the fifth Prime Minister of India. He served as the Prime Minister from 28 July 1979 to 14 January 1980.

Chaudhary Charan Singh holds the record of being the only Prime Minister of India who did not face the Parliamentary floor for a single day after assuming the office. 

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