Dadaji Bhikaji

Standard Name: Bhikaji, Dadaji


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March 1884
Dadaji Bhikaji , the husband of Rukhmabai , a twenty-two-year-old Indian woman who had been married to him at the age of eleven, began legal proceedings in Bombay to force his wife to cohabit with him.
Late September 1885
Justice Pinhey of the Bombay High Court gave the first verdict in the case against Rukhmabai : that her husband 's action to compel her to cohabit with him could not be maintained. This was...
9 April 1887
Following the appeal judgment which ordered her to cohabit with her husband, Dadaji Bhikaji , a letter by Rukhmabai appeared in the LondonTimes.