With reference to Raja Rammohan Roy, which among the following is / are correct statements?
1. During early phase of freedom struggle in India, he released a pamphlet titled ” An exposition of the Revenue and Judicial Systems in India”
2. He started a campaign and wrote in favour of widow remarriage in Tattva Bodhini
3. He highlighted the plight of widows in his paper-“The modem encroachment on the Ancient rights of females”
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [C] Only 1 & 3

The first statement is correct. Raja Ram Mohan Roy highlighted the plight of widows in his paper-‘The modem encroachment on the Ancient rights of females’ (1822).
The second statement is incorrect. It was Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, who started a campaign and wrote in favor of widow remarriage in Tattva Bodhini.
Third statement is correct. Raja Ram Mohan Roy was the “Father of Constitutional agitation in India” . In the pamphlet ” An exposition of the Revenue and Judicial Systems in India” , he raised some very important questions on the administration system of those times and also urged the Government to separate the legislative and judicial powers. Please note that it was Raja Ram Mohan Roy was suggested 22 years as minimum qualification age for the appointment to the Civil Services. He advocated the Jury system also.

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