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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He wanted Indians to be given important posts in the administration. Patdika was first edited by Motilal Ghosh, who did not have a formal university education.

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Yes, it turned into an English newspaper in just one night! You can manage them any time from your browser settings. It is dawn, cloudy though it is. The media played a crucial role during the freedom struggle of India.

Aug 29, at It was started by the Ghosh brothers to fight the cause of peasants who were being exploited by indigo planters. When Subhas Chandra Bose and other students were expelled from Calcutta Presidency College, the Patrika took up their case and succeeded in having them re-admitted.

Amrita Bazar Patrika Bengali: Presently sunshine will break. It debuted on 20 February Bengali and English bilingual. The Patrika became a daily in Its anti-government views and vast influence pafrika the people was a thorn in the flesh of the government. This will not post anything on Facebook or anywhere else.


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Their family had built a bazar and had named it after Amritamoyeethe mother of Sisir and Moti Lal Ghosh. Their editors acknowledged the power of the pen and utilised ppatrika to the maximum to create awareness among the masses.

When freedom dawned on 15 Augustthe Patfika published in an editorial:. The newspaper continued with its intrepid reporting and vehemently opposed the partition of Bengal in Even after Motilal Ghosh’s death inthe Patrika kept up its nationalist spirit.

Amrita Bazar Patrika, January 2 (1898)

After this, the Patrika started prefacing articles criticising the British government with ridiculously exuberant professions of loyalty to the British crown. Amrita Bazaar Patrika was the oldest Indian-owned English bazaf. It described Lord Curzon, the Viceroy of India at the time of the partition of Bengal, as ‘Young and a little foppish, and without previous training but invested with unlimited powers.

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Sisir Kumar Ghosh was the first editor. Sisir Kumar Ghosh also launched vigorous campaigns against restrictions on civil liberties and economic exploitation. Webarchive template wayback links Use dmy dates from September Use Indian English from September All Wikipedia articles written pwtrika Indian English Articles containing Bengali-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from July Views Read Edit View history.

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

Life sucks, we know. ABP published the letter on its front page, where it amtita 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 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


During the great Calcutta killings ofthe Patrika left its editorial columns blank for three days. Presently sunshine will break. Efforts are being made to retrieve and store this endangered and highly respected newspaper. Retrieved 24 September 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, latrika the Vernacular Press Act, in Naturally, it didn’t go down patrikaa with the British government.

Higher securities of Rs 10, were demanded from it during the Salt Satyagraha. The Times of India. 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.

Retrieved from ” https: 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. It was the first Indian-owned English daily to go into investigative journalism.