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Ram Mohan Roy
Wed, 2018-May-23 01:43 UTC
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With 302,336 views on Tuesday, 22 May 2018 our article of the day is Ram Mohan Roy.
Raja Ram Mohan Roy (died 27 September 1833) was a founder of the Brahma Sabha the precursor to the Brahmo Samaj, a social-religious reform movement in India. His influence was apparent in the fields of politics, public administration and education as well as religion. He was known for his efforts to abolish the practice of sati, a tradition followed by the Hindus in some parts of India. Raja Ram Mohan Roy is considered by many historians as the Father of the Indian Renaissance.
In 2004, Ram Mohan Roy was ranked number 10 in BBC's poll of the Greatest Bengali of all time.
This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 01:43 UTC on Wednesday, 23 May 2018.
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