Kisan Diwas: Everything You Need To Know About Farmer’s Day | India News
Known as the champion of Indian peasants, the former prime minister played a pivotal role in empowering farmers.
Charan Singh introduced the Agricultural Products Market Bill and abolished the zamindari of Uttar Pradesh through the Zamindari Abolition Act of 1950 and introduced the Land Tenure Act of 1960.
He also served as Prime Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Deputy Prime Minister of India, Ministry of the Interior and Minister of Finance.
The day also marks a significance among farmers protesting the controversial farm laws that the Center has introduced.
The group of 40 protesting farmers’ unions, which previously participated in talks with the Center, decided unanimously on Tuesday to respond to its proposal for further talks on Wednesday, marked nationwide as’ Kisan Diwas’, and to reiterate its demand for repeal of the three new agricultural laws.
Trending since morning, here are some interesting tweets about #KisanDiwas on Twitter:
At #KisanDiwas, let us all express our thanks to #farmers for their hard work and for producing record-breaking food grai… https://t.co/j7fAPOTg1l
– Vice President of India (@VPSecretariat) 1608697636000
Today, on the occasion of the Day of the Farmer, I congratulate all the donors of the country. It brought food security to the nation… https://t.co/WASyw5Sbea
– Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) 1608693436000
At #KisanDiwas, let’s express our gratitude to the annadatas, whose hard work is behind foodgrain sufficien… https://t.co/R5zbQdB55K
– Ashok Gehlot (@ ashokgehlot51) 1608696081000
If not the farmer, not the grain, the farmer is the soul of the country, the supplier of food. Modi ji, give up your ego, accept the demand of the farmers … https://t.co/1jLStqUU9e
– Randeep Singh Surjewala (@rssurjewala) 1608694905000
On the 118th anniversary of the birth of former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh Tewatiya Ji, Happy Farmer’s Day to all compatriots. Country… https://t.co/8Ipxy9gaFa
– Amit Panghal (@Boxerpanghal) 1608698280000
# KisanDiwas # nationalfarmersday # किसान_दिवस We are FEEDERS, not TERRORISTS. We play with “SOIL” not with “GUNS”.… Https://t.co/K8qFE6GqI0
– Bharatiya Kisan Union Rajasthan (@FarmersRajastha) 1608698510000
We are FEEDERS, not TERRORISTS. We play with “SOIL” not with “GUNS” .🙏🏻Speak for us🙏🏻.… Https://t.co/cKJPYatrCW
– Kisan Ekta Morcha (@Kisanektamorcha) 1608692780000
If we want to guarantee food security, agriculture has to be profitable. The peasant producer organizations will bring the p… https://t.co/1JIfMm4Q0k
– Sadhguru (@SadhguruJV) 1608691500000