The law that permitted widows to remarry (Hindu Widows' Remarriage Act) was passed in the year ______. - General Test

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The law that permitted widows to remarry (Hindu Widows' Remarriage Act) was passed in the year ______.

Options

  • 1854

  • 1856

  • 1855

  • 1858

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Solution

The law that permitted widows to remarry (Hindu Widows' Remarriage Act) was passed in the year 1856.

Explanation:

The Hindu Widows' Remarriage Act 1856, also known as Act XV, 1856, was approved on July 16, 1856, and it made widow remarriage legal throughout all of India that was ruled by the East India Company.

Concept: History Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
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