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Who among the following is known as the 'Father of Indian Renaissance'?
1. Vikram Sara Bhai
2. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
3. Rabindranath Tagore
4. Lala Lajput Rai

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Raja Ram Mohan Roy

The correct answer is Raja Ram Mohan Roy.

  • Raja Ram Mohan Roy is known as the 'Father of Indian Renaissance.

  • Raja Ram Mohan Roy:
    • The Mughal Emperor Akbar II conferred the title 'Raja' on him in 1831.
    • He founded Atmiya Sabha in Calcutta in 1815 AD, which was named Brahmo Sabha, and finally Brahmo Samaj in 1828 AD.
    • He wrote books like Percepts of Jesus, Mirat-al-Akbar​ , and Sambad Kaumudi.
    • He established Calcutta College in 1817 AD.
    • Raja Ram Mohan Roy is also known as the 'Father of Indian Renaissance.
      • He was called so because campaigned for the abolition of the practice of Sati and the caste system and demanded property rights for women.

  • Vikram Sara Bhai s known as the Father of the Indian space program.
  • Rabindranath Tagore is also known as Gurudev.
  • Lala Lajpat Rai was known as Punjab Kesari.

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