Q. Which of the following is/are the agenda of the Prarthana Samaj?
1.Disapproval of caste system
2.Raising the age of marriage for both males and females
3.Widow remarriage promotion
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

Explanation: The Prarthana Sabha was very attached to the bhakti cult of Maharashtra.

The samaj relied on education and persuasion and not on confrontation with Hindu orthodoxy.

There was a four-point social agenda also:

  1. disapproval of caste system,
  2. women’s education,
  3. widow remarriage, and
  4. raising the age of marriage for both males and females.

Source: Spectrum Modern India