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Who among the following played a role in the passing of Hindu Widow Remarriage Act, 1856?


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Mahatma Gandhi
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B
Subhash Chandra Bose
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C
Jawahar Lal Nehru
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D
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
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The correct option is C Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was an educator, a moderniser, and a social reformer. He campaigned for the remarriage of widows and helped in the passing of the Hindu Widow Remarriage Act in 1856 by the British government.

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