The Legacy

Freedom Fighter Master Amir Chand Ji (1869 – 1915), a dedicated teacher, a social reformer, a great patriot and revolutionary, who was awarded death sentence in 1915 for his involvement in the Hardinge Bomb Case.

Freedom fighters Bhai Bal Mukund, Master Amir Chand and Master Awadh Behari were executed on May 8, 1915, for hurling a bomb at a procession of the then Governor-General of India Lord Harding in Chandni Chowk on December 23, 1912. Amir Chand, Bal Mukund and Awadh Behari were executed on at the Old Delhi Jail, while another freedom fighter Basant Kumar Biswas was executed the next day in Ambala Central Jail.

Late Shri Sultan Chand ji (20th Dec 1896 – 1st Feb 1975), was a pioneer in the field of the publication of school and college level textbooks by Indian teachers. He had inherited the spirit of nationalism and lofty ideals from his noble father, Master Amir Chand ji.

Shri Sultan Chand ji was a great visionary. He realized the need of education both for winning political freedom and for social and economic development of the country. He made it the mission of his life to provide high quality texts by Indian teachers to Indian students at easily affordable prices. He founded Sultan Chand & Sons and two of his children, Late Shri Subhash Chand Aggarwal and Late Dr. Miss Usha Aggarwal were the torchbearers and are still guiding us by their path of “Providing High Quality Educational Books at Easily Affordable Prices”