Why were women not educated in India in the early part of the nineteenth century? Give any two reasons.


Answer to be written in exam :

  1. Women were not educated because of the superstitions and  myths that prevailed in the society.
  2. Conservative Hindus believed a literate girl would be widowed and Muslims feared educated women would be corrupted by reading Urdu romances.

(1.5 x 2) 

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