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Explain the role of Raja Rammohan Roy as a social reformer in India in 19th century.
Raja Rammohan Roy as a social reformer:
1. Roy was a scholar in many languages and studies numerous religious philosophies.
2. He had beliefs like there is only one God, rituals and priests should be rejected, all religions should be respected etc.
3. He used to publish his ideas and in 1828, he founded the Brahmo Samaj where people believed in One God and a universal religion.
4. After his death in 1833, Devendranath Tagore and Keshav Chandra Sen spread the Brahmo movement.
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