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RAJA RAMMOHAN ROY

With The Poor

When Rammohan was in Calcutta, he used to go for walks all alone at night. He wished to find out for himself the difficulties of the poor.

It was very cold in a slum. Mosquitoes swarmed. People were sweating profusely. There was stinking smell from the dirt all around. Dirty water was flowing near by. The laborers were returning home after the day’s work.

A man was following them.

"Brothers!" he said.

The laborers turned back in wonder.

"How many people live here?" he continued. The wonder of the laborers increased.

Who was this man? Why had he come there? "How much do you work in the days" How many families are here?" So question followed question.

The laborers said, "Why does he want to know all these things? He may be mad. He may be an idle fool." They said to Rammohun, "Have we nothing else to do? Let us go home."

Rammohan bore their mockery and contempt. He followed them. He found out much about their way of life.

The labourers wondered who the man was
About Raja Rammohan Roy
Introduction
Birth And Boyhood
Education
Travels
Sanskrit Education
Rammohan And Religion
At Rangpur
'Atmiya Sabha'
Regard For Hinduism
Education For The Progress Of The Country
You are Here! With The Poor
Service To Literature
'Suttee System' or 'Sahagamana'
Love Of Independence
The First Editor
For Justice And Equality
Brahmo Samaj
Rammohun In England
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