Women's Development (# NEW YOU)
Women's Development (# NEW YOU)4 mins 21 4 mins 21
Above the eighteenth century in India, women are considered as a slave of mankind. They worked under them The system of child marriage, polygamy, sati and other system made them as a unseenable creatures.
In the middle times of 18 th century there was a beautiful girl called Sandrya lived in a small village. But when she got her tenth birthday her father made her to marry a forty years old man called pandit Rao. She was a tenth wife to him. In his home his wives can't talk boldly on seeing his eyes and before his relatives.
On a day, his first wife called Sakunthala Devi had gave a birth to a female child suddenly, on seeing that baby, he beaten her rudely with a bamboo stick in that whole day. Afert that he took the baby and went to a old lady's home. The old lady's name was chaya. She was a baby killer who kill the new born female baby with a poison milk from an alovera plant called chappathi kalli. He went to her house and gave the new born baby. She went to the balcony of the house and gave the poison milk to the baby. His baby died in front of him. but, he didn't not considered about the money that he spent for the new born female baby. He buried the child's body in his land and returned the way to home
Pandit Rao went to the house and beated all of his wives and said, " Listen my slaves, you have to work for me as an animal. I can't consider you as a human. In our culture, If any woman had talk bravely on seeing the eyes of a man, she consider as a bad hobbied women on our society as soon as they ran into the forest and live hidely from the society so understand my words If you give birth to a female child, I will kill that child and you too ". They cried loudly for the whole day by doing their work. Pandit Rao consdered him as a dictator who had all the rights on him.
One day pandit Rao went to the forest to hunt the animals for decorating his home with the animals fur, skin, teeth, horns and bones. On his way he was bitten by a cobra snake. After some minutes, he died in the forest. Pandit Rao's cousin came to the forest for the purpose of hunting, he saw the pandit Rao's dead body. He took it in his cart and went to the Rao's house.
When the wives of him saw the his body, they cried loudly which reflected in the mountains near the village. This show that they didn't considered how bad he was. They thaught the love and sacrifice that they had on him.
On the end of the day, all his wives and relatives went to the river banks of ganga for the system of sati ( sati means If a husband is dead, His wife also burn with his body in the fire).
All the things are ready to burst them in the fire. At that time, British commander came there to stop that rituals with his crops. He said, " I am the governor general of this state and also According to the sati abolition act of 1829 this womens can't loss their lives and they have the right to remarry ". As soon he shot the gun on upside. Then all relatives ran from that place. He said"I think you are all the wives of him come with me, I will give you a new life ". They trusted him and decided to go with him in his cart. The general had given the job to them. He teached english to them and he conducted the remarriage to them. He married sakunthala devi and they got a female child. He was happy and said, "Don't worry my dear, you have done a great job, you give me a little princess ".
Sandrya became a lawyer and worked for the development of Indian women. She married a british officer and lived her life happily.