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Socio-Religious Movements in India – GK History Notes

Socio-Religious Movements in India

In this blog, we will be covering all the important Socio-Religious Movements and Organisations that were founded in India as a part of the Free GK History Notes. As the Socio-Religious Movements and organisations played an important role in the development of India, it is an important topic of the General Awareness section for all the major Bank and Government Exams like UPSC, SEBI, IBPS, SSC CGL, etc. So let us begin – 

Socio-Religious Movements of India

Movement/Organisation

Founder

Year

Place

Atmiya Sabha Raja Ram Mohan Roy 1815 Bengal
Farazis Movement Shariat Ullah 1818 Delhi
Tariqah-i-Muhammadiyah Titu Mir 1820s Bengal
Young Bengal Movement Henry Vivian Derozio 1826 Bengal
Brahmo Samaj Raja Ram Mohan Roy 1829 Bengal
Dharma Sabha Radhakant Dev 1830 Bengal
Tatvabodhini Sabha Debendranath Tagore 1834 Bengal
Nirankari Movement Baba Dayal Das 1840s Punjab
Paramhansa Mandali Dadoba Pandurang 1849 Bombay
Rahanumai Mazdyasan Sabha Dadabhai Naoroji 1851 Bombay
Parsi Religious Reform Association Furdunji Naoroji and S.S. Bengalee 1851 Bombay
Namdhari Movement Baba Ram Singh 1857 Punjab
Radhaswami Satsang Tulsi Ram (Shiv Dayal Saheb) 1861 Agra
Brahmo Samaj of India Keshav Chandra Sen 1866 Bengal
Deoband Movement Mahmud-ul-Hasan 1866 Deoband
Prathna Samaj Dr Atmaram Pandurang 1867 Bombay
Satyashodhak Samaj Mahatma Jyotirao Phule 1873 Pune
Singh Sabha Thakur Singh Sandhawalia and Giani Gian Singh 1873 Amritsar
Arya Samaj Swami Dayanand 1875 Punjab & Sind
Theosophical Society H.P. Blavatsky & Col. Olcott 1875 New York/Madras
Sadharan Brahmo Samaj Anand Mohan Bose 1878 Bengal
Deccan Education Society G.G. Agarkar 1884 Pune
Aligarh Movement Sir Syed Ahmed Khan 1886 Aligarh
Indian National Social Conference M.G. Ranade 1887 India
Dev Samaj Shivnarayan Agnihotri 1887 Lahore
Ezhava Movement Sri Narayan Guru 1888 Kerala
Ahmediya Movement Mirza Ghulam Ahmad  1889 Punjab
Ram Krishna Math Swami Vivekananda 1897 Belur
Servants of India Society Gopal K Gokhale 1905 Bombay 
Pune Seva Sadan Ramabai Ranade & G.K. Deodhar 1909 Pune
Ahrar Movement Maulana Muhammad Ali and Hakim Ajmal Khan 1910 UP
Social Service League N.M. Joshi 1911 Bombay
Seva Samiti H.N.Kunjru 1914  
Justice Movement C.N. Mudaliar, T.M. Nair and P. Tyagaraja Chetti 1915 Madras
Gurudwara Reform Movement SGPC 1920 Punjab
Mahar Movement Babasaheb Ambedkar 1920s Bombay
Self Respect Movement E. V. Ramaswamy 1925 Tamil Nadu
Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh Dr Baliram Hedgewar 1925 Nagpur

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That is all from us in this blog on Socio-Religious Movements in India. We hope the information provided above is a valuable addition to your GK History Notes. These notes would prove very useful for your overall General Awareness preparation for the Bank and Government Exams. All the best.

Socio-Religious Movements


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