GK - Lower Caste Movements


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The following table describes the major Lower Caste Movements of Modern India −

Name Founder Place Year
Satyashodhak Samaj Jyotirao Phule Maharashtra 1873
Aruvippuram Movement Sri Narayana Guru Aruvippuram, Kerala 1888
The Depressed Class Mission Society Mahrshi Vitthal Ramji Shinde Bombay 1906
Justice Party (officially the South Indian Liberal Federation) T. M. Nair and P. Theagaraya Chetty Madras, Tamil Nadu 1916
Bahishkrit Hitakarini Sabha B. R. Ambedkar Bombay 1924
Self-Respect Movement E. V. Ramasamy (also called as Periyar by his devoted followers) Madras, Tamil Nadu 1925
Harijan Sevak Sangh Mahatma Gandhi Pune 1932


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