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date: 21 October 2019

Roy, Lolita [known as Mrs P. L. Roy]locked

(b. 1865)
  • Sumita Mukherjee

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Roy, Lolita [known as Mrs P. L. Roy] (b. 1865), social reformer and suffragist, was born in 1865 in Calcutta, India. In about 1886, she married Piera Lal Roy, a barrister and director of public prosecutions in Calcutta. Little is known about her life before marriage, but her husband came from a Hindu landed family in ...

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