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Abolition of Sati by Lord William Bentinck

Practice of Sati was followed in India among several communities (generally higher classes among Hindus) since late ancient and medieval era. It was first banned in 1515 by Portuguese in Goa, and then was by Dutch in Chinsura and French in Pondicherry. However, this practice was not much prevalent in these areas. During British era, ..


Current Affairs National October 2009

October 13, 2009: Stamp on Dineshnandini Dalmia:Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar recently released a special commemorative stamp of Dr. Smt. Dineshnandini Dalmia on 11.10.2009. at Teen Murti Bhavan.Padma Bhushan Dr. Smt. Dinesh Nandini Dalmia’s personal and literary journey portrays a bold departure from the prevailing trend of her times. Her life story has a fictional ..