New Delhi| Jagran Lifestyle Desk: National Farmers Day 2020 also known as Kisan Diwas 2020 is celebrated across the country today i.e on December 23 every year, to mark the birth anniversary of India's fifth Prime Minister, Chaudhary Charan Singh. The day is observed to commemorate Chaudhary Charan Singh for his vital role in uplifting the Agricultural Sector during his tenure.  He followed the slogan of second PM Lal Bahadur Shashtri, 'Jai Jawan Jai Kisan' and thus was known as Kisan Leader.

It was in the year 2001 government decided to observe 23rd December as Kisan Diwas to promote awareness among the countrymen to understand the importance of the contributions that farmers do to the society and the overall social and economic development. On this day government organise various programs such as discussion, exhibitions, workshops, etc just to spread awareness among the people.

Well, our farmers are one of the unsung heroes who have always been at the forefront and continued to produce everything from food to other raw materials. So to celebrate this day we have jotted down few quotes and wishes for you that you can send to your family, friends and colleagues or use it as your Whatsapp, Instagram and Facebook status to mark the respect for them.

Wishes and Quotes

Life on a farm is a school of patience; you can't hurry the crops or make an ox in two days. -Henri Alain

To a farmer dirt is not a waste, it is wealth. -Amit Kalantri

Their hands are tied not by ropes but by the greed of the intermediaries that the system has generated, who eat up the farmer’s income while it is on its way into his hands. - Faraaz Kazi

If the farmer is rich, then so is the nation. -Amit Kalantri

Agriculture not only gives riches to a nation, but the only riches she can call her own. -Samuel Johnson

The discovery of agriculture was the first big step toward a civilized life. -Arthur Keith

A farmer is a magician who produces money from the mud. -Amit Kalantri

If agriculture goes wrong, nothing else will have a chance to go right in the country. -M. S. Swaminathan

Posted By: Niharika Sanjeeiv