Chandrashekar Azad 'Ravan'
Chandrashekhar Azad ‘Raavan’ is a founding president of the Azad Samaj Party, a youth political party launched in 2020. Mr. Azad started his career as a leader of the grassroots Bhim Army based in Uttar Pradesh. Through the Bhim Army, Azad works for the emancipation of Bahujan community (SC, ST, OBC, Minority) through education in India, running free schools in the Western Uttar Pradesh. He was incarcerated for his social, educational work by the Adityanath government under National Security Act. Mr. Azad came to prominence as a national leader of the dissent during the CAA NRC protests in 2020. Mr. Azad is a lawyer by qualification who is influenced by the ideology of Kanshiram, the founder of BAMCEF and BSP.