Q. Who among the following established the “Arya Mahila Samaj”?

[A] Sarojini Naidu

[B] Pandita Sarabhai

[C] Pandita Ramabai

[D] Savitri Phule

Answer: C

Explanation: Pandita Ramabai was foremost among the Indian leaders who worked for the emancipation of women.

  • She came from a learned family and was a great scholar of Sanskrit and addressed many learned groups in different parts of the country.
  • She was given the title of “Pandita” and “Saraswati” for her deep knowledge of Sanskrit.
  • After the death of her husband two years later she returned to Poona and started the Arya Mahila Samaj with the help of leaders like Ranade and Bhandarkar.

Source: NCERT