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Abala Bose- Voice Of Widows In India


Is Abala Bose was a back for Indian widows? Does he really work for them? Did you Know Abala Bose Worked her whole life for Indian Widows? lets get into in it.

Abala Bose Famously Known as Wife of Jagdishchandra Bose. She Alson known for her lifetime work for Indian women, marries wives and widows.

Abala Bose was born on Aug. 8, 1865, at Barisal, a major city that lies on the bank of Hirtankhola river in South- Central Bangladesh. She belonged to the Das family which was famous from Telirbagh, Dhaka. Her parents were people of conviction. And while her father was the recognized hero, known for his commendable job for women rights. She feels unparalleled sympathies for young widows/women. Because they Faced social oppression, so she tries to help them with education and giving shelter. However, she died when Abala was only 10.


Abala Bose went to “Bangla Mahila Vidyalaya” and Bethune school, to complete her schooling. Due to Despite being born in the times when education was a big no for girls Only. Finally, She Decided Medicine As A Career, with the help of her father. She passed her exam with a scholarship in 1881 and then went to madras to study. She cleared her final examination but returned due to her ailing health.


Bose’s Married Life

At the age of 23, she married with “Jagdish Chandra Bose”. He also famously known as named as a father of “Radio Science”.  She accomplished him to all of his tours and gained knowledge of the methodology followed by them while imparting education to girls. After many efforts In the year 1910, she elected as a secretary in “Brahmo Balika Shikshalay”, and held the post for about 26 years.

She also profoundly interested in bettering the lives of women. and hence she set able a thousand wheels in motion, by asking Sister Nivedita to train the teachers at the Kinder garden level. The school is the witness of revolution in the entire education system when the girls were being trained in self-defence and others in visiting different places on their interest. Understanding the geographical restrictions while reforming the education system in Bengal. She took her goal of empowering the young girls through education on a mass level. By launching Nari Shakti Samiti, with the help of her friends and brothers.

Started Revolution for widows

The perseverance and commitment of Abala Bose Toward women rights and their upliftment was so ingrained. Hence in that initial 35 years. All the work by the organization was out of Its own resources. She Set up a social welfare organization back when there is a big task in itself as people were partly opposed to the idea and the supporters. because is nobody to contribute anything financially. The organization established a plethora of Schools for primary education.

The Branches of Nari Shakti Samiti spread out of help young unmarried girls, housewives and widows. Because of teaching them embroidery, sewing, etc., to supplement the family income. For making financially independent to women, Women’s Industrial Cooperative Home set up in 1935

Sister Nivedita

After the death of her husband, she donated 10,00,000/- to set up Sister Nivedita Adult Education Fund. which after provided for literacy classes, first-aid, home gardening and many more to women in a rural area. She also builds “Sadhana Ashram”, a day before she died and handed it over Brahmo Samaj.

Education by focusing on the areas where the progress rate was very low. She emphasized on educating the Purdah women. Instead of waiting on them to shackles of the system holding them back and seek for education on their own. She knows that for Making A Young Girl Comfortable, the Brahmin Pandits has to be replaced with female teachers. The intention behind was to impart the rudiments of literacy. some of the above all teach the elements of hygiene and sanitation as problems were widespread those time.  The school set by Bose aimed at physically training girls and eradicating prevalent casteism in villages.

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