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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Amrita Bazar Patrika (Calcutta, 2 Ananda Chatterjee’s Lane, Patrika Press, c. 1868-1905)

arita Yes, it turned into an English newspaper in just one night! You can manage them any time from your browser settings. When freedom dawned on 15 Augustthe Patrika published in an editorial:.

The Times of India. Views Amriha Edit View history. The Patrika became a daily in Their family had built a bazar and had named it after Amritamoyeethe mother of Sisir and Moti Lal Ghosh. 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. Aug 29, at And amriya freedom finally came to India, it published an editorial that read: The Patrika operated out of a battered wooden press purchased for Rs Dutta Road Dhaka Circulation 25, before [1] Website www.


Thank you for Subscribing to ScoopWhoop Notification. To this, Sisir Kumar Ghosh not only declined the offer, but also told him that “here ought to be at least one amgita journalist in the land.

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

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 It was majorly targeted against Amrita Bazar Patrika and gave the police the power to confiscate any printed material it deemed objectionable.

It was first edited by Motilal Ghosh, who did not have a formal university education. Originally published in Amritz script[2] it evolved into an English format published paatrika Kolkata and other locations such as CuttackRanchi and Allahabad.

One such newspaper was Amrita Bazaar Patrika. It is dawn, cloudy though it is. Subscribe to our Newsletter.

Webarchive template wayback links Use dmy dates from September Use Indian English from September All Wikipedia articles written in Amgita English Articles containing Bengali-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from July Amrita Bazaar Patrika was the oldest Indian-owned English daily. Three years later inwhen the plague hit Amrita Bazaar, the newspaper shifted its base to Kolkata and started functioning gazar a bilingual weekly, publishing both in English and Bengali.

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Retrieved from ” https: Presently sunshine will break. The media played a crucial role during the freedom struggle of India. Naturally, it didn’t go down well with the British government. It was started by the Ghosh brothers to fight the cause of peasants who were being exploited by indigo planters. The newspaper left its front-page blank for three days, opposing massive violence in Calcutta in As a part of the ‘Endangered Archive project’ attempting to rescue text published prior tothe Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta took up the project of digitizing the patdika newspapers ABP and Jugantar for safe storage and retrieval in It had built its readership as a rival to Bengalee which was being looked after by Surendranath Banerjee.


Motilal Ghosh was also charged with sedition but baazar eloquence won the case. Retrieved 24 September Efforts are being made to retrieve and store this endangered and bazsr respected newspaper.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This will not post anything on Facebook or anywhere else. 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.

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