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Behramji Merwanji Malabari (1853–1912)

Malabari, Behramji Merwanji (mä-lä-bä’rē). An eminent social reformer of India, and a poet; born (Mehta) at Baroda, 1853; died in 1912. He gave his fortune and his life to bettering the condition of women in India by the abolition of infant marriage and enforced widowhood. He was editor and proprietor of the Indian Spectator and the Voice of India. Among his works are the fine ‘Niti Vinod,’ etc., in verse; ‘Gujarat and Gujaratis,’ liked for its picturesque and humorous style; various political and ethical productions; etc.