Chandra Shekhar Prem

Chandra Shekhar Prem

“Chandra Shekhar Prem: A Visionary Leader Dedicated to Girls’ Education and Equality”

  • Chandra Shekhar Prem, a renowned author, poet, and college principal
  • Champion of education, particularly for girls, and founder of Republic College of India in Himachal Pradesh
  • Aimed to provide girls with the freedom of education and equal opportunities

Chandra Shekhar Prem’s Early Life and Ambitions

  • Born in Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Lifetime ambition to build a college for girls, who were subjected to early marriage
  • Recognized education as the key to breaking this cycle and opening doors to a lifetime of ambition and learning
  • A poet and author who wrote in Sanskrit, Hindi, and Urdu, and had a Master’s degree in English
  • He married Savita in 1960 and later moved to the UK, where he continued his advocacy for education and equality
Building the Republic College of India
  • Fulfilled his dream of building a college for girls in Himachal Pradesh
  • Created a physical structure that embodied his vision of freedom through education
  • Generations of girls have been educated and empowered at the Republic College of India

Chandra Shekhar Prem’s Legacy Lives On Through His Daughter Aneeta Prem MBE JP

  • Aneeta followed in her father’s footsteps, becoming a leading advocate for human rights and education
  • Accomplished author and her books “But It’s Not Fair” and “Cut Flowers” raise awareness on sensitive issues such as forced marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM)
  • Continues to carry her father’s legacy forward through her advocacy for education and human rights
A visionary father
  • A was a visionary leader, a passionate advocate for education, and a true champion of equality and justice
  • His founding of the Republic College of India and his legacy continue to inspire future generations, particularly young women
  • The work of Aneeta Prem MBE JP also continues to inspire, as she raises awareness and educates readers on sensitive issues through her writing

    Chandra Shekhar Prem Republic College of India
    Chandra Shekhar Prem Republic College of India
  • Visit theĀ  Freedom Charity website to learn more about Aneeta Prem’s contributions to education and human rights, and support their legacy.