An electric charge is the property of substance so as to it feels force of attraction or repulsion due to interaction with another charge.
There are two types of electric charge
Electrons having negative charge whereas proton having positive charge. Same charges repel one another and opposite charges attract.
How a charge can be produced?
All bodies consist of atoms which contain equal amount of positive and negative charges in the form of protons and electrons respectively. The number of electrons being equal to the number of protons as an atom is neutral. If the electrons are removed from a body it gets +vely charged.