Who is the Father of Indian Sociology?
Govind Sadashiv Ghurye is known as the father of Indian Sociology.
Here are some quick facts about Govind Sadashiv Ghurye:
|Birth||12 December 1893|
|Death||28 December 1983|
|Alma mater||University of Cambridge|
|Birth Place||Malvan, Bombay|
Govind Sadashiv Ghurye — Father of Indian Sociology
Govind Sadashiv Ghurye was an Indian sociologist and consider as father of sociology.
He known for his contributions to the study of caste systems in India. He studied social stratification among different communities of India, rural and urban society, religion and society, history and sociology of family and marriage among Indians.
He was awarded with Padma Bhushan by Government of India and also served as Vice-Chancellor of University of Poona (now Savitribai Phule Pune University).
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