Mahadev Govind Ranade
Justice Mahadev Govind Ranade :Mahadev Govind Ranade (18 January 1842 – 16 January 1901) was an Indian judge, writer and social reformer of the British period.
Introduction Life: Ranade was born in Nashik, a small town in Maharashtra. He was born in Numpad and spent the earliest times in Kolhapur where his father was a minister. His education started at Elphinstone College, Mumbai, at the age of fourteen. Both of these Bombay University; (Arts Postgraduate) (1862) and Law Postgraduate (LLB) (1866)) passed the first class in the courses.
He was appointed by the Bombay Presidency Magistrate, the Fourth Judge of the Mumbai Small Causes Court, First Class Sub-Judge, Pune in 1873. It has been connected to the High Court since 1885. He was also a member of the Bombay Legislative Council. the Bombay High Court In 1893,he was appointed the judge In 1897, Ranade was also serving on the committee, which got the charge of keeping records of royal and provincial expenditure and approval of economic deductions. For this service, he got the status of the Companion of the Order of Indian Empire. He also took over the charge of Special Judge from 1887 under the Deccan Agriculture Relief Act.
Family: Ranade was from a staunch Chitpavan Brahmin family. He was born in Numpad and spent the earliest times in Kolhapur where his father was a minister. After the death of his first wife, his reformers wanted him to marry a widow, save him. However, keeping her family’s honor, she married a girl, Ramabai Ranade, who later she also educated. After his death, his wife started his educational and social reform work. They had no children.
Religious-social reform: With the help of his friends Dr. Atmaram Pandurang, Bal Mangesh Wagle and Vaman Abaji Modak, Ranade established a prayer-society, which was a Hindustan movement inspired by the Brahmo Samaj. It was on the principles of the published axiom, which was based on ancient Vedas. Keshav Chandra Sen started the prayer society in Maharashtra, which was a strong Brahmasamaji. It was basically devoted to bringing religious reforms to Maharashtra. Ranade was also the founder of the social conference movement, which he endorsed to death, through which he opposed social reforms, such as child marriage, widow mundane, huge financial expenditure on marriage holes, ethnic restrictions on Sagar Pahar Yatra etc. He gave full emphasis on widow remarriage and women education.
Political Ranade:founded Pune Public Assembly and later was one of the founders of the Indian National Congress. He has always been depicted as a former anti-Bal Gangadhar Tilak and a trusted adviser of Gopal Krishna Gokhale. According to the Britannica Vishwakosh of 1911, Poona has been helping the public meeting, often with tips from the government’s rational advice. In a letter to Henry Fosset, Florence Nightingale has written