ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Women, Emancipation and Equality-Pandita Ramabai s Contribution to Women s Cause

Pandita Ramabai's Contribution to Women's Cause Meera Kosambi Pandita Ramabai Saraswati's status as a solitary women leader of the movement for women's emancipation in nineteenth century Maharashtra and her contribution to that cause were eclipsed by the'storm over her conversion to Christianity and her consequent neglect by contemporary mainstream Hindu society. This essay attempts to assess Ramabai's role within the framework of her own social context.

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