National Farmers’ Day (Kisan Diwas) 2018 was celebrated all over India on 23rd of December. It is celebrated in the honour of the former Prime Minister of India Chaudhary Charan Singh with the focus on the upliftment of the status of farmers.
In Lucknow, a program was organised by Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He also unveiled a statue of Sri Chaudhary Charan Singh in Ghaziabad and announce the allocation of Rs. 325 crore for the development of the city and rural areas.
Source- NDTV News
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:
- Chaudhary Charan Singh who was the fifth Prime Minister of India.
- He served the country as Prime Minister for a very short tenure starting from 28th of July 1979 till 14th January 1980.