In whose rule the Widow Remarriage Act was implemented in

(A) Lord Dalhousie
(B) Lord Canning
(C) Sir Henry Harding
(D) Lord Lawrence

Correct Answer : Lord Canning
Question Asked : UP Lower Sub. (Pre) 2002, 2003
Explanation : The Widow Remarriage Act was passed in 1856 during the period of Lord Canning by the extraordinary effort of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, an important figure of the Bengal Renaissance. Under the term 15 (XV) of the Act Widow Marriage was presumed legalized and the children born after the marriage were declared legal.
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