The ultimate goal was to have a new law (Renuka Ray, AIWC
(71) The idea for this was given shape quite early as in 1932 by Begum Shahnawaz, just after she attended the Nagpur session of AIWC
. In 1936, the PPMWL members' appeal to the eminent Muslim women of UP, Dhaka, Hyderabad, Deccan, and the NWFP to open branches of the League in their respective regions was favourably received.
However, the WIA and AIWC
drew from a largely upper-class membership.
With the pair was Sarojini Naidu, who represented the WIA, NCWI, and AIWC
. Subbarayan was relatively well traveled, having met suffragists in England and attended Somerville College, Oxford.
Leela Roy, who critiqued Gandhi both for the role he advocated for women in the public sphere and for his reconciliations with the British, (145) ironically came close to resembling Gandhi's attitude towards those women in the AIWC
and the Congress who had decided to prioritize revision of Hindu personal laws in the late 1930s and testified before the Rau Committee set up by the government to look into the legal disabilities of Hindu women.
Jinnah, were caught unprepared by the nationalist significance that Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay, Margaret Cousins, and other delegates of the AIWC
attached to the support of Indian legislators for the Sarda Bill in the assembly.
Sangama said this during a programme organised by the All India Women's Conference (AIWC
) to inaugurate a community college project in the national capital.
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