IFS (Forests Services) General Studies (Mains): Questions 1 of 47

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Sharda Sadan

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Sharda Sadan was a School for Indian Widows started in Bombay in the year 1889 by Pandita Ramabai. It was a house of learning for the widow community.

Sarda Sadan
  • The Sharda Sadan was opened in Bombay at Chowpatty, an area of Mumbai which was under the British Rule at that time.
  • This Sadan was mainly launched to uplift the life of the Hindu Women who were widowed young by providing education and security to the widowed women.
  • The Education was provided using practical training, rehearsals and mock drills.
  • Women were taught several ways to secure themselves from any external threat.

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