Social Institutions: Continuity And Change

Social Institutions: Continuity And Change

Question

Who was Jyotirao Govindrao Phule and why is he remembered?

Answer

He was a social reformer who had formed the Satyashodhak Samaj (truth seeker society) to secure human rights and social justice for low caste people. He criticised the injustice of the caste system and its severe rules of purity and pollution.

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