The Derozians were a radical group of Bengali free thinkers who emerged from Hindu College. They named themselves after Henry Vivian Derozio, a teacher at the Hindu College, who spoke out against the prevailing ills in Indian society.
They launched the Young Bengal Movement which posed an intellectual challenge to the religious and social orthodoxy of Hinduism.
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- Indian Education System During British Rule