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The Regulation XVII passed by British Government was related to:


A.   Abolition of Slavery
B.    Suppression of Thugs
C.    Abolition of Caste System
D.   Abolition of Sati

Ans: - D. Abolition of Sati

William Bentick, the Governor General, was considered as a great social reformer. He along with Raja Ram Mohan Roy is credited to check one of the most heinous and criminal social practice among Hindus – the practice of Sati. 

A widow was supposed to get burned along with the dead body of her husband – a cruel practice, indeed.

William Bentick had passed Regulation XVII which is also known as the Bengal Sati Regulation Act which prohibited practice of Sati in 1829.

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