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October 21, 2016

Hindu Reformist Movements – Pakistan Studies Important MCQS

Hindu Reformist and Revivalist Movements

Followings are some important points to remember about Hindu Reformist Movements which are often repeated in different exams in shape of MCQS.

  • “Brahma Sabha” was founded by Raj Ram Mohan in 1828.
  • “Barhma Sabha” was later known as “brahma Samaj”.
  • Brahma Samaj first of all criticized the Hindu custom of “Sati”.
  • In 1857, Keshab Chandra joined the Brahma Samaj.
  • Pararthana Samaj was established in 1849.
  • Arya Samaj was founded by Swami Dayanand.
  • Swami Dyanand was great scholar of Sanskrit.
  • Shuddhi Movement was founded by Dyananda Sarswati.
  • Deccan Education Society was set in 1884.
  • Cow Protection Society was formed in 1880.
  • The Government of India Act 1935 gave the right of vote to women in subcontinent for the first time.

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