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Social Reforms and Movement During 19th Century in India

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DR. RAM MANOHAR LOHIA NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY, LUCKNOW
B.A. LLB (HONS.) 2ND SEM 2013-14

SUBMITTED TO:- SUBMITTED BY:- VANADANA SINGH ARPITA RANJAN HISTORY PROFESSOR B.A. LLB (HONS.) DR. RMLNLU LUCKNOW 2ND SEM, 36

INDEX:-

1. INTRODUCTION
2. BRAHMO SAMAJ
3. ARYA SAMAJ
4. THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY
5. YOUNG BENGAL MOVEMENT
6. RAMA KRISHNA MOVEMENT
7. CONCLUSION

INTRODUCTION

Socio-Religious Reform Movements in India were part of eighteenth century and twentieth-century India. During this time, on one side, India was suffering from stagnating traditional culture and society at very low ebb; while on the other hand, India possessed a still traditional society in the throes and the creative excitement of modernising and of emerging as a new nation. The nineteenth century initiated this process of transformation in the religious, social, economic, political, and cultural spheres. The impact of the British Empire influenced administration, legislation, trade, network of communications, industrialisation and urbanisation in India, affecting not only society as a whole, but also the traditional patterns of life. British scholars, educators and missionaries also impacted the cultural field. The reformers consciously reacted to the new situation and advocated deliberate changes in social and religious attitudes and customs. The...

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