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250th Birth Anniversary of Raja Ram Mohan Roy

250th Birth Anniversary of Raja Ram Mohan Roy – the Ministry of Culture has celebrated and commemorated the 250th birth anniversary of Raja Ram Mohan Roy under the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. On this occasion, The ministry of Culture conducted an inaugural ceremony on 22nd May 2022.

  • The inaugural ceremony was held at the Raja Ram Mohan Roy Library Foundation, Salt Lake, Kolkata, and at Science City Auditorium, Kolkata.
  • it was the 250th birth anniversary of Raja Ram Mohan Roy and the 50th foundation day of the Raja Ram Mohan Roy Library Foundation.
  • On this occasion, The Governor of West Bengal, Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar was also present.

Union Minister Addressed

  • “Today, on the 250th birth anniversary of Raja Ram Mohan Roy ji, on behalf of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Ji and the Central Government, I would thank and pay my regards for his great contribution to the emancipation of our Indian society. It is a wonderful coincidence that today is the 250th birth anniversary of the great social reformer and the Historical 50 Years of Raja Ram Mohan Roy Library Foundation is also being completed”.

Contents

Raja Ram Mohan Roy – Father of the Indian Renaissance

  • He was born in Radhanagar, Hooghly District, West Bengal, India.
  • He studied in Patna and completed his higher studies. 
  • He also studied Persian and Arabic. He read Qur’an and when he went to Varanasi he studied the Vedas, the Upanishads, and Hindu philosophy. 
  • He studied Christianity and Islam. 
  • In 1814, he instituted Atmiya Sabha, The Calcutta Unitarian Association in 1821, and the Brahmo Samaj in 1828
  • He stood for the rights of women which included the rights of widows and widows to remarry and the right for women to hold property.
  • He made a lot of efforts to the Abolition of Sati Pratha in India in 1829.
  • He fought against the caste system, Untouchability, superstition, and the use of intoxicants.
  • His revolts attacked child marriage, the illiteracy of women, and polygamy.
  • He also began a Bengali newspaper, named Sambad Kaumudi, which worked to degrade Sati.

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