Charu Pragya

Charu is a lawyer by education with the distinction of being the first female head of National Legal Cell of the Bhartiya Janta Party’s youth wing. A law graduate from Government Law College, University of Mumbai in 2006 and since then has been working for women’s rights in India. She runs free legal aid centres for women across India and has helped build a network of lawyers who provide free legal assistance to disadvantaged women. She also organises training workshops for Legal Cell members across India to help empower the youth on civic and legal issues.
She is a Fellow of the Konrad Adenauer School for Young Politicians and founding member of the India-Israel Young Leaders Forum. She recently completed the Oxford Innovation Leadership in Public Policy course and every month organises a public lecture called “Dialogue”┬áby elected representatives in India on contemporary public policy issues.
She is actively present on News Channels as a TV panellist covering on issues related to governance, education and rural public policy.