Ms. Charu Pragya is a lawyer-politician who is a National TV Panelist for BJP. She
speaks on issues ranging from governance, policy, local civic issues, education and
social-rural programs etc. She was recognised as amongst India’s top 30 spokespersons in
a nationwide survey by Exchange4Media.
She also serves as an adjudicator for the National Anti Doping Agency’s Anti Doping
Disciplinary Panel of the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India. She
is a faculty and mentor at the Indian School of Democracy & Femme First Foundation
and talks about Political Communication to leadership cohorts. She has also been a
competitive pistol shooter and has represented India in several championships abroad &
Ms. Pragya has represented India as a Fellow of the ACYPL – American Council of
Young Political Leaders. She is an alumni of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung School for
Young Politicians and the Australia-India Youth Dialogue. She represented India at the
Madrid Forum on Democracy and has presented a lecture at the Election Bridge
Conference in Myanmar (Asia-Pacific).
Ms. Pragya has completed the Oxford Innovation Leadership in Public Policy course and
the Leadership course on Climate Change & Food Security from Cambridge University.
She holds a BLS-LLB degree from Government Law College, University of Mumbai.
A passionate social reformer, Ms Pragya heads a national project on women’s health and
sanitation and has run free legal aid centres for the needy across India. She also works
with interest groups for food security & good agricultural practises. She has an interest in
Environment, Sustainable Development, Education & Agri-Tech and is engaged with
various social entrepreneurship initiatives.