women,caste & reform

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name the diff classes of the ancient society on basis of caste Brahman Kshatriya Vaishyas Shudras Untouchables
what does sati mean? virtuous woman
one of the imp reasons that we find debates and discussions taking on a new character in the early 19th century regarding social customs and practices is development of new forms of communication
founder of brahmo saabha (brahma samaj) in Calcutta Raja Ramohan Roy
where is brahmo sabha or brahma samaj calcutta
through what ways did reformers challenge wrong practices by showing that they had no sanction in ancient texts
Ramohan Roy was particularly moved by problems faced by widows
when was sati banned 1829
debate pg. 111 debate pg. 111
Ishwara Chandra Vidyasagar widow remarriage
veerasalingam pantulu telugu speaking region of madras presidency. associated with widow remarriage
Swami Dayanand Saraswati Arya Samaj in north
girls school Arya samaj, Punjab jyotirao Phule, Maharashtra
muslim households in north were taught koran by women who came to teach
mumtaz ali used verses in koran to fight for women education
Urdu novels were written so women could read in the language they understood
begum of bhopal women edu promoting and founding girls schools in aligarh
rokeya shakawhat hussain school for muslim girls in Calcutta and patna fearless critic told women were considered inferior by religious leaders
tarabhai shinde edu at home in poona author of stripurushatulna
pandita ramabai Sanskrit scholar felt Hinduism was oppressive towards women wrote about miserable lives of upper caste Hindu women
female suffrage demands in early 20th century right to vote
Gandhi and subash Chandra bose promised male and female suffrage but asked women to fight anti-British for now
brahmo samaj or brahma samaj @1830 prohibited idolatry and sacrifice believed Upanishads respected other religious practices looked @ +ve and -ve dimensions of Hinduism and Christianity
derozio and young bengal henry louis Vivian derozio hindu college teacher asked students to think radically and question all authority students known as young Bengal questioned customs practices and demanded womens edu etc
the Ramakrishna mission and swami vivekananda named after vivekandas guru Ramakrishna paramhansa stressed ideal of salvation through social service and selfless action
prarthana samaj 1867 Bombay remove caste, child marriage ; edu women widow remarriage etc.. based on Buddhist and Christian texts
veda samaj 1864 madras inspired by brahmo sabha no caste widow remarriage and girl edu one god no superstitions and rituals of orthodox Hinduism
Aligarh movement first known as mohammedan anglo-oriental college sayyid ahmed khan @1875@aligarh later Aligarh muslim university impact on edu reform area
the Singh sabha movement Amritsar in 1873and Lahore in 1879 Sikh superstitions no no caste and practices seen as non-Sikh Sikh Edu=modern instruction + Sikh teachings
kheshab chunder sen imp leader of brahmo samaj
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