GK - Socio-Religious Movements


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The following table describes the major Socio-Religious Movements of Modern India −

Name Founder Place Year
Atmiya Sabha Rammohan Roy Calcutta 1815
Brahmo Samaj Rammohan Roy Calcutta 1828
Dharma Sabha Radhakant Dev Calcutta 1829
Tattvabodhini Sabha Debendranath Tagore Calcutta 1839
Manav Dharma Sabha Mehtaji Durgaram Manchharam Surat 1844
Paramhansa Mandli Dadoba Pandurang Bombay 1849
Radha Swami Satsang Tulsi Ram Agra 1861
Brahmo Samaj of India Keshub Chunder Sen Calcutta 1866
Dar-ul-Ulum Muhammad Qasim Nanotvi,Rasheed Ahmed Gangohi and 'Abid Husaiyn Deoband (a town in Saharanpur, UP) 1866
Prarthna Samaj Dr. Atmaram Pandurang Bombay 1867
Arya Samaj Swami Dayananda Bombay 1875
Theosophical Society Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, Colonel Henry Steel Olcott, William Quan Judge New York City, United States 1875
Sadharan Brahmo Samaj Ananda Mohan Bose, Sib Chandra Deb and Umesh Chandra Dutta Calcutta 1878
Deccan Education Society Vishnushastri Chiplunkar, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Gopal Ganesh Agarkar Pune 1884
Muhammadan Educational Conference Sir Syed Ahmad Khan Aligarh 1886
Deva Samaj Shiv Narayan Agnihotri Lahore 1887
Ramakrishna Mission Swami Vivekanand Belur 1897
Ramakrishna Mission Swami Vivekanand Belur 1897
Servants of India Gopal Krishna Gokhale Pune 1905
Seva Sadan Society Ramabai Ranade Pune 1909
Social Service League Narayan Malhar Joshi Bombay 1911


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