Q. 134.5( 2 Votes )
Elaborate on Raja
a. Raja Ram Mohan Roy was a famous social and religious reformer.
b. He had introduced various reforms for the promotion of the women in the country.
c. He started the Brahmo Samaj. It's believing in the worship of only one God.
d. He also promoted the concept of Western education and Science.
e. He was well versed in different languages such as Sanskrit and Persian and even some of the European languages.
f. With this knowledge, he had studied many texts and brought to notice to the Indian public that Sati did not have any place in the ancient text.
g. The Britishers were also becoming critical of such Indian traditions which seemed negative from the western point of view.
h. With extensive campaigning done by Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Sati came to an end and was finally banned in the year 1829.
i. Apart from Sati, he was also against polygamy,child marriages and promoted the concept of widow remarriage.
j. Due to his extensive efforts to remove the social evils in the society that he is known as the 'Father of the Indian Renaissance'.
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