Tag: Brahmo Samaj

Social and Religious Reform Movements in Bengal and Elsewhere

Social and Religious Reform Movements in Bengal and Elsewhere: Colonialism, basically, implied economic relation but it widely influenced existing socio-cultural structure as well. In fact, the need for efficient economic exploitation of the colony demanded the cultural hegemonisation by metropolitan state. So the colonial state in India started socio-cultural engineering to serve its colonial interest.

Raja Ram Mohan Roy & Brahmo Samaj

Brahmo Samaj: Gave birth to the Indian Renaissance. Popularly known as the “Father of Modern India”. Born in village Radhanagar, Hooghly District, Bengal on May 22, 1772 in an orthodox Brahmin, but rich zamindar family. He was a profound scholar of Arabic, Persian, Sanskrit, English & Bengali & also knew foreign languages like Greek, Latin