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The practice of sati was banned in the year
A widow home was established at Poona by
Peasants and artisans were referred to as
The Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College was opened by
Raja Rammohun Roy founded the Arya Samaj in 1875.
Pandita Ramabai was a great scholar of Sanskrit and she founded a widow’s home at Poona to provide shelter to widows.
The Begums of Bhopal started schools for Muslim girls in Patna.
Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar strongly criticised widow remarriage.
The Arya Samaj was an association that attempted to reform Hinduism.
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and E.V. Ramaswamy Naicker continued the movement for caste reform in the 20th century.
Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar is popularly known as Periyar.