Farmers Day are cleberated in the memory of Chaudhery Charan Singh, his personal life-style was simple and reflected his peasantry background. He understood problems of the farmer and did his best to help them. He was the chief formulator & implementor of the Zamindari Abolition Act. He rallied the people against landlord and moneylenders. He wrote a number of books concerning farmers like ‘Abolition of Zamindari’, ‘Cooperative Farming x-rayed’, ‘India’s poverty and its solution’.
The octogenarian Kisan leader after a prolonged illness passed away on 29 May 1987. His birth anniversary is also observed as Kisan Diwas in recognition of yeomen services he rendered to the farmers' community.