22nd May is observed as Raja Ram Mohan Roy Jayanti in India.
Raja Ram Mohan Roy was the founder of Brahma Samaj and Atmiya Sabha. He was strictly against the infamous ‘Sati Pratha’. He was also actively involved in Freedom’s struggle.
He is referred as the ‘Maker of Modern India’. He brought important socio-economic reforms in India.
Raja Rammohan Roy was a scholar and a thinker. ‘Raja Ram Mohan Roy was specified the title ‘Raja by the Mughal Emperor.’
He was married thrice- first during his childhood, second time his wife died in 1824, after having two sons and third time to Uma Devi.
He was undoubtedly a lamp that guided Hindus to the core essence of Hinduism.