Widow Remarriage Act was Passed in Which Year?

By Sakshi Yadav|Updated : July 25th, 2022

The window remarriage act was passed on 16 July 1856 and enacted on 26 July 1856. The act was passed by Lord Canning and drafted by Lord Dalhousie with the aim to start the remarriage of women.

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Widow Remarriage Act was Passed in Which Year?

Widow Remarriage Act was the first significant social reform legislation after sati pratha abolishment in 1829.

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