About Post
Title :
Birthday of Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Objective :
To let the people know about "The Father of Modern India" & his well-doings for the people.
Colour Scheme :
Beige Color; the shade that represents ancient.
Focus I :
The 15 paisa ticket in the honour of Raja Ram Mohan Roy.
Focus II :
A small list of the well-doings that Ram Mohan did in this lifetime for the people of the nation & society.
Focus III :
The title "Father of Modern India" because he was popular by this name.
Misc. :
He was the person to abolish the customs of Sati Pratha & Child Marriage; Sati Pratha - where a widow immolates herself (Anumarana) on her husband's pyre or takes her own life in another fashion shortly after her husband's death, the practice was later strictly banned.
Date :
Related to :
Birthday of Raja Ram Mohan Roy, The Father/Maker of Modern India
Connect Date :
22 May 1772
Connect Place :
Radhanagar, Bengal Presidency, British India (now in Bangladesh)
Special 1 :
Raja Ram Mohan Roy abolished the custom of Sati Pratha, denounced the caste system, translated the Vedas and Upanishads, established the Anglo-Hindu school, Earned a title of 'Raja' Founded Brahma Samaj Formed Atimiya Sabha Also was a Polyglot: Knew Sanskrit, Persian, Arabic, English, Bengali & Hindi Language.
Special 2 :
He was given the title of Raja by Akbar II, the Mughal emperor. Also the Brahma Samaj that he founded, played a major role in reforming and modernizing the Indian society. He sought to integrate Western culture with the best features of his own country's traditions.
More Info :
He promoted a rational, ethical, non-authoritarian, this-worldly, and social-reform Hinduism. Raja Ram Mohan Roy is considered by many historians as the "Father of the Indian Renaissance.
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