National Indian Association 1870 (Mary Carpenter)

Mary Carpenter was an English educational and social reformer who came to India in 1866, to fulfill her long cherished desire to, after she met Raja Ram Mohan Roy in 1833. During this visit she went to Calcutta, Madras and Bombay. She could see the pathetic condition of the female children in the country. She met Keshab Chandra Sen, the leader of Brahmo Samaj, who asked her to form an organization in Britain to improve communication between British and Indian reformers. In 1870 she established National Indian Association. It was different than the Indian National Association.

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