Taking to the microblogging site, PM Modi in a tweet said, “Humble tribute to former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh ji on his birth anniversary. He remained devoted to the development of villages and farmers throughout his life, for which he will always be remembered.”
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also paid tributes to the former PM, in a tweet he said, “I remember and salute Chaudhary Charan Singhji, former Prime Minister and country’s most respected farmer leader, on the occasion of his birth anniversary. Chaudhary Saheb continued to voice the problems of farmers for a lifetime and worked for their welfare. The country will always remember his contribution.”
“Chaudhary Charan Singh wanted that the income of farmers of the country should increase, their crops should get remunerative prices and the honor of farmers should be protected. Taking inspiration from him, our prime minister Narendra Modi took steps in the interest of farmers. He will not let the farmers get hurt in any case,” Rajnath said in another tweet.