The Bengal Sati Regulation which banned the Sati practice in all jurisdictions of British India was passed on December 4, by the then. In Nepal, sati was banned in The Indian Sati Prevention Act from further criminalised any type of aiding, abetting, and glorifying of sati. The Bengal Sati Regulation which banned the Sati practice in India was passed on December 4, by the then Governor-General Lord William Bentinck.
Age old 'Sati system', ie, burning of Widow in her dead husband's funeral pyre which existed in India was abolished due to the effort of Raja. Ram Mohan Roy. Britain abolished 'Sati pratha' in India on December 4, 'Sati pratha' was a Hindu ritual where the widow had to sit on her husband's. Indeed, the practice is outlawed and illegal in today's India, yet it occurs up to the was not considered to be suicide, otherwise banned or discouraged by Hindu scripture. .. It gives a vivid picture about the barbarian system.
Luckily for Sharbati, villagers stopped her in time. This is the biggest change in India's attitude towards Sati since it was outlawed in that. Police in India say a woman has burned to death on her husband's funeral pyre, committing the banned Hindu practice of "sati". She couldn't because the village and the police stopped her just in time. Roop Kanwar, India's last known sati, was not so lucky 20 years ago.