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The Story of Lady Abala Bose, an Indian Feminist Who Spent Her Life Empowering Young Girls and Widows

Abala Bose might be famously known as the daughter of Brahmo reformer Durga Mohan Das, and wife of Indian scientist Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose, but there’s a lot more to know about her life. A fierce feminist, she was a staunch supporter of many causes, including education for women and the better treatment of widows in Indian society.

Although her father was a prominent figure, her mother Brahmamoyee almost finds no mention, even though she championed the cause for upliftment of young widows, who struggled with social oppression. She went out of her way to provide them with education and

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