QUESTION: Mention any two social evils that existed in India during the 19th century. What measures did the British Government take to stop them?
Answer: During the 19th century, the two social evils that existed in India were Sati Pratha and the problems of widows as they were not permitted to remarry. The British Government passed the widow Re-marriage Act in 1856 and the Abolition of Sati Act in 1829 to remove those evils.
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