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Raja Ram Mohan Roy: The Father of Bengal Renaissance
Episode 921st March 2022 • The BackTracker History Show • The Backtracker
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On May 22, it will be the  250th birth anniversary of Raja Ram Mohan Roy,  the "Father of Bengal Renaissance," the founder of the "Brahmo Samaj," and a stalwart warrior against the social evils that plagued Indian society. He was not only a great social reformer and educator, but he also had an impact on religion, politics, and public administration.

Find out more about this forward thinking reformer who just wanted to use his influence to make the world a better place.


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