Widow Remarriage Act | Right to Remarry

The conditions of women before and post-independence was not quite well. They were not subject to equal rights with men. In addition, many social evils like child marriage, Sati and Johar were prevalent in Indian culture. The social evils pull them down.Governor-general Lord Canning passed the Widow Remarriage Act, a beacon of light in the lives of socially neglected womenfolk. Widow Remarriage Act got passed in the year 1856. The act purpose was to justify widow remarriage and eliminate the superstition and inequality prevalent in Hindu society.

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