Amrita Bazar patrikā. Catalog Record Only Daily Began with Feb. 20, issue. Publisher varies. Suspended Nov. 12, Jan. 4, ; Feb. 5, Dec. Refined by: Original Format: Newspaper Remove Date: Remove Language: English Remove Location: India Remove Part of: Amrita Bazar Patrika . Missing from their morning adda with tea, biscuits and newspapers, has been the year-old English daily Amrita Bazar Patrika (last reported.

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You can manage them any time from your browser settings. As a result, the newspaper was accused of sedition and in an attempt to crack down on the media, Lord Lytton, the then Viceroy of India, promulgated the Vernacular Press Act, in Motilal Ghosh was also charged with sedition but his eloquence won the case.

Views Read Edit View history. It was the first Indian-owned English daily to go into investigative journalism.

Amrita Bazar Patrika, January 2 (1898)

This will not post anything on Facebook or anywhere else. During the tenure of Lord Lansdownea Patrika journalist rummaged through the waste paper basket of the Viceroy’s office and pieced together a torn up letter detailing the Viceroy’s plans to annexe Kashmir.

Retrieved from ” https: The Patrika became a daily in Amrita Bazaar Patrika was patrikz oldest Indian-owned English daily. Both he and his brother Motilal were deeply attached to Bal Gangadhar Tilak. Amrita Bazar Patrika Bengali: Bengali and English bilingual.


Sisir Kumar Ghosh was the first editor. Their family had built a bazar and had named it after Amritamoyeethe mother of Sisir and Moti Lal Ghosh.

To this, Sisir Kumar Ghosh not only declined the offer, but also told him that “here ought to be at least one honest journalist in the land. 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. Life sucks, we know. Its anti-government views and vast influence among the people was a thorn in the flesh of the government. 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 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

It was majorly targeted against Amrita Bazar Patrika and gave the police the power to confiscate any printed material it deemed objectionable. One such newspaper was Amrita Bazaar Patrika. Now since the act was against newspapers that published in local languages, Amrita Bazar Patrika stopped publishing news baza Bengali and became an English newspaper overnight!

Their editors acknowledged the power of the pen and utilised it to the maximum to create awareness among the masses.

Heavy fines were slapped on many newspapers and a lot of editors were jailed. Subscribe to our Patriks. Here it functioned as a bilingual weekly, publishing news and views in English and Bengali.


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Here’s The Inspiring Story Of Amrita Bazar Patrika, India’s Oldest & Bravest English Newspaper

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The media played a crucial role during the freedom struggle of India. This page was last edited on 20 Patrokaat It is dawn, cloudy though it is. It was first edited by Motilal Ghosh, who did not have a formal university education.

Here’s The Inspiring Story Of Amrita Bazar Patrika, India’s Oldest & Bravest English Newspaper

Amrita Bazaar Patrika first started out as a weekly newspaper. Aug 29, at It played a major role in the evolution and growth of Indian journalism and made a striking contribution to creating and nurturing the Indian freedom struggle.

The Patrika was very vocal in its views against government policies that were unfair to the common people. The Patrika operated out of a battered wooden press purchased for Rs Retrieved 24 September He wanted Indians to be given important posts in the administration. When freedom dawned on 15 Augustthe Patrika published in an editorial:.