The greatest contribution of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar can be for his fervent push for the introduction of widow remarriage and girls education in Indian society. It is due to his efforts that the Hindu Widow Remarriage Act of 1856 was enacted.
For further reading check the following articles:
- Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (26 September, 1820 – July 29, 1891)
- Hindu Widow Remarriage Act of 1856 (July 16, 1856)
- Indian Education System During British Rule
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