|With reference to the Widow Re-Marriage, consider the following statements:|
|(i) Hindu Widow Re-Marriage Act was passed in 1856|
|(ii) In 1896, Ishwarchanda Vidhya Sagar, founded widows Home in Pune|
|(iii) In 1898, Virasalingam Pantulu founded widows Home in Madras. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?|
A) i and ii only
B) i and iii only
C) I only
D) i, ii and iii
Correct Answer: B
Solution :[b] Widow Re-Marriage: Ishwarchanda Vidhya Sagar made efforts in this field; Hindu Widow Re-Marriage Act (Act XV of 1856) was passed on 26th July, 1856. It legalized the widow re-marriage, notwithstanding any custom or interpretation of Hindu law. In 1866, a widow remarriage association started in Bombay. In 1896, Prof. D.K. Karve, founded widows Home in Pune; In 1898, Virasalingam Pantulu founded a similar home in Madras.
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