Brahmo Samaj

The Brahmo Samaj was founded by Raja Rammohan Roy in 1828.It organized a movement to bring an end to the practice of sati as this practice was inhuman and degrading. It propagated the widow-remarriage and encouraged inter-caste marriage. It strongly opposed the caste system and child marriage. The Brahmo Samaj preached against useless practices, sacrifices and superstitions.