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One of the writers of the Dharmashashtra disapproved the practice of Sati declaring it as an act of suicide. Identify him from the given options:

 A.

Angiras

 B.

Medhatithi

 C.

Usana

 D.

Visnu

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Solution:
Option(B) is correct

Medhatithi is one of the oldest and most famous commentators on the Manusmriti. He considered sati system identical to suicide, which was forbidden by the Vedas.

One shall not die before the span of one’s life is run out.


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