Chaudhary Charan Singh 5th Prime Minister of India
Chaudhary Charan Singh was born on December 23, 1902, in Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh, India. His father Chaudhary Mir Singh had entrusted his moral values to Charan Singh in heritage.
In the memory of Chaudhary Charan Singh, his birthday is celebrated on December 23 every year. Chaudhary Charan Singh took office on 28 July 1979 as the fifth Prime Minister of Independent India.
After taking the oath of the Prime Minister, Chaudhary Charan Singh said in his first address to the nation – “It is necessary to remove poverty and provide the basic necessities of life to every citizen.”
Chaudhary Charan Singh Biography
Chaudhary Charan Singh was a person who had a clean image in politics. He believed in Gandhian ideology. Former Prime Minister Charan Singh is remembered for the unprecedented development of farmers. The policy of Chaudhary Charan Singh was to raise the farmers and the poor.
He was of the opinion that without the prosperity of the farmers, the country and the region cannot be developed. Due to the hard work of Chaudhary Charan Singh, the ‘Zamindari Elimination Bill’ was passed in 1952.
He was the true well-wisher of the farmers. Chaudhary Charan Singh died on May 29, 1987. In history, their name will be remembered as a farmer leader more than the Prime Minister.
In India, Chaudhary Charan Singh’s birthday is celebrated as ‘National Farmer’s Day’. Every year on December 23, the National Farmer’s Day is celebrated on the occasion of the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister of India and farmer leader Chaudhary Charan Singh.