Maharashtra State BoardHSC Arts 12th Board Exam
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Answer the following question in detail.Describe the contribution of Ramaswamy Naikar. - History

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Answer the following question in detail.
Describe the contribution of Ramaswamy Naikar.

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Solution

  1. Born in 'Erode' in Tamil Nadu in 1879.
  2. He became a follower of Mahatma Gandhi's philosophy and worked for propagating
    the use of Swadeshi'.
  3. He participated in the Vykom Satyagraha in Travancore against untouchability.
  4. Started the 'Swabhiman Andolan' in Tamil Nadu.
  5. Fought against the varna system and child marriage.
  6. He was addressed as 'Periyar' or Great Soul because of his magnanimous work.
  7. Was a great speaker and author.
  8. Took a radical position on issues like women's rights and family planning.
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Balbharati History 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 5 India: Social and Religious Reforms
Exercise Q.4 | Q 4 | Page 39
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