Raja Ram Mohan Roy birth anniversary: Raja Ram Mohan Roy was born on this day, 22 May, in 1772. A great social reformer of his time, he fought against many social evils prevalent in those days. He advocated for the rights of women and the oppressed and is credited with starting the Bengal Renaissance.
Who was Raja Ram Mohan Roy?
Raja Ram Mohan Roy was an Indian social reformer who is credited with helping to bring about the Bengal Renaissance. He is also considered to be the father of the Indian Renaissance. Roy was born in Bengal in 1772, and he studied at the Calcutta Madrasa. After his studies, he worked as a teacher and then as a translator for the British East India Company. In 1814, he founded the Brahmo Sabha, which was the first organization in India to campaign for social reform. The Brahmo Sabha was later renamed the Brahmo Samaj, and it played an important role in the social and religious life of Bengal during the 19th century. Raja Ram Mohan Roy died in 1833.
Raja Ram Mohan Roy birth anniversary: His contributions to society
Raja Ram Mohan Roy was an Indian reformer who is considered the father of the Bengal Renaissance. He is credited with starting the Hindu reform movement in India and working to end the practice of sati, or widow burning. He also founded the Brahmo Sabha, which later became the Brahmo Samaj, a social reform organization that played a significant role in abolishing caste distinctions and promoting education for all Indians. In addition to his work as a social reformer, Roy was also a journalist and educator. He founded several schools and colleges, including the Hindu College (now Presidency University) in Kolkata. On his birth anniversary, we remember his contributions to society and his legacy as one of India’s most important social reformers.
The legacy he left behind
Raja Ram Mohan Roy was one of the most important figures in Indian history. He was a social reformer who fought against many of the injustices that were prevalent in Indian society at the time. His work helped to bring about many changes in India, and his legacy continues to this day.
How his birth anniversary is celebrated today
Today is the birth anniversary of Raja Ram Mohan Roy, one of the most influential figures in Indian history. He is celebrated as the “Father of the Indian Renaissance” for his work in reforming Indian society in the early 19th century.
In Kolkata, where he was born and spent much of his life, there are special events and programs held every year on his birthday. In Delhi, the Raja Ram Mohan Roy National Foundation organizes an annual lecture series on his life and legacy. And all over India, his birthday is an occasion to remember his contributions to our country.