UPSC History Arts and Cultural Movements Question Bank Socio-Religious and Cultural Reforms

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    Who among the following was not associated with Prarthana Samaj?

    A)  Atmaram Pandurang

    B)  R.G. Bhandarkar

    C)  M.G. Ranade      

    D)  Devendra Nath Tagore

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

     The Prarthana Samaj was founded in 1867 Bombay by Dr. Atmaram Pandurang. It was a reform movement within Hinduism and concentrated of social reforms hike inter-dining, inter-marriage widow remarriage and uplifting of women and depressed classes. Justice M.G. Ranade and R. Bhandarkar joined it in 1870.

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