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Explain the philosophy behind the formation of the Prarthana Samaj.

Asked by Topperlearning User 6th June 2014, 1:59 PM
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Established in 1867 at Bombay, the Prarthana Samaj sought to remove caste restrictions, abolish child marriage, encourage women’s education and end the ban on widow remarriage. Its religious meetings often drew upon Hindu, Buddhist and Christian texts in order to spread its message.

Answered by Expert 6th June 2014, 3:59 PM
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