Did we wait until India herself asked for the abolition of suttee?
He issued his proclamation abolishing the Suttee in his district.
He speaks with sympathy of suttee, and he quotes the Volga-Kalmucks with approval.
Rite of suttee abolished in Hindostan by the British authorities.
She happened to have been reading about suttee in a feminist paper only a day or two before.