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Naturally, it didn’t go down well with the British government.

Dutta Road Dhaka Circulation 25, before [1] Website www. The media played a crucial role during the freedom struggle of India.

He wanted Indians to be given important posts in the administration. Life sucks, we know. Presently sunshine will break. Lieutenant Governor of Bengal, Sir Ashley Eden, called the editor Sisir Kumar Ghosh, offering to contribute to the newspaper on the condition that he lets him approve the final version before it goes into publishing. Now since the act was against newspapers that published in local languages, Amrita Bazar Patrika stopped publishing news in Bengali and became an English newspaper overnight!

Heavy amrits were slapped on many newspapers and a lot of editors were jailed.

Amrita Bazar Patrika, January 2 (1898)

Retrieved 24 September Bengali and English bilingual. When freedom dawned on 15 Augustthe Patrika published in an editorial:. The bazwr continued with its intrepid reporting and vehemently opposed the partition of Bengal in Motilal Ghosh was also charged with sedition but his eloquence won the case. Yes, it turned into an English newspaper in just one night! Amrita Bazaar Patrika was the oldest Indian-owned English daily. Bengali-language newspapers published in Bangladesh Publications established in Media in Dhaka Defunct newspapers of India English-language newspapers Newspapers published in Kolkata Publications established in Daily newspapers published in India establishments in India disestablishments in India ABP Group Newspapers published in Dhaka.


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ABP published the letter on its front page, where it was read by the Maharaja of Kashmir, who immediately went to London and lobbied for his independence.

The Patrika operated out of a battered wooden press purchased for Rs Three years later inwhen the plague hit Amrita Bazaar, the newspaper shifted its base to Kolkata and started functioning as a bilingual weekly, publishing both in English and Bengali. Though, back then, we didn’t have many publications pztrika and the media was still in its nascent stage, there were some newspapers which, through their defiant patrija, openly criticised the policies of the British government.

It is dawn, cloudy though it is. Webarchive template wayback links Use dmy dates from September Use Indian English from September All Wikipedia articles written in Indian English Articles containing Bengali-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from July Aug 29, at The Times of India.

They also published a scathing editorial against the judge who sentenced Tilak to 6 years of imprisonment, for ‘presuming to teach true patriotism to a proved and unparalleled patriot. Amrita Bazar Patrika, one of the oldest newspapers in India, was at the forefront of the struggle of the common people against oppressive colonial policies. This page was last edited on 20 Novemberat Higher securities of Rs 10, were demanded from it during the Salt Satyagraha.


When Subhas Chandra Bose and other students were expelled from Calcutta Presidency College, the Patrika took up qmrita case and succeeded in having them re-admitted. The newspaper left its front-page blank for three days, opposing massive violence in Calcutta in Their editors acknowledged the power of the pen and utilised it to the maximum to create awareness among the masses.

Amrita Bazaar Patrika first started out as a weekly newspaper. Retrieved from ” https: And when freedom finally came to India, it amrtia an editorial that read: As a result, the newspaper was accused of sedition and in an attempt to crack down on the media, Lord Lytton, amita then Viceroy of India, promulgated the Vernacular Press Act, in Views Read Edit View history. Sisir Kumar Ghosh also launched vigorous campaigns against restrictions on civil liberties and economic exploitation.

During the great Calcutta killings ofthe Patrika left its editorial columns blank for three days. The Patrika espoused the cause of communal harmony during the Partition of India.

We’d like to show you notifications for the latest news and updates. It was first edited by Motilal Ghosh, who did not have a formal university education. It was started by the Ghosh brothers to fight the cause of peasants who were being exploited by indigo planters.