SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

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    The Rajmundri Social Reform Association to encourage widow remarriage was founded in 1871 by

    A)  Virasalingam    

    B)  K.T. Telang

    C)  Behramji          

    D)  Gopalachariar

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Through Rajahmundry Social Reform Association, Kandukuri Veeresalingam Pantulu fought against hiring nautch girls and spearheaded a campaign for widow remarriage. On December 11, 1881, he organised first widow remarriage in the country. He continued his activism on this front. He also constructed Brahmo Mandir, Widows' Home, Social Reform Association in Madras, Hitakarini Samajam, Girls' School. He donated his property for these institutions. He inspired an army of youth with his zeal. They would collect donations for running schools meant for poor labourers.

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