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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The Patrika contributed its share to the success of its freedom movement under the leadership of Gandhi and suffered for its views amriha actions at the hands of the British rulers. It was majorly targeted against Amrita Bazar Patrika and gave the police the power to confiscate any printed material it deemed objectionable.

It was the first Indian-owned English daily to go into investigative journalism. Motilal Ghosh was also charged with sedition but his eloquence won the amritz.

Retrieved from ” https: Sisir Kumar Ghosh also launched vigorous campaigns against restrictions on civil liberties and economic exploitation.

Debts kill 123-year-old English daily Amrita Bazar Patrika

It had built its readership as a rival to Bengalee which was being looked after by Surendranath Banerjee. It debuted on 20 February 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. During the tenure of Lord Lansdownea Patrika journalist rummaged through the waste paper basket of the Viceroy’s office and pieced together patrkia torn up letter detailing the Viceroy’s plans to annexe Kashmir.

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 patfika statements Articles with unsourced statements from July Amrita Bazaar Patrika was the oldest Indian-owned English daily.

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Sisir Kumar Ghosh was the first editor. And when freedom finally came to India, it published an editorial that read: It is dawn, cloudy though it is. 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.

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.

Presently sunshine will break. When Tilak was prosecuted for sedition inthey raised funds in Calcutta for his defence. Amritq then, peasants were exploited by indigo planters and the newspaper was fighting for their rights.

The Patrika operated out of a battered wooden press purchased for Rs Views Read Edit View history. Subscribe to our Newsletter. 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.

You can manage them any time from your akrita settings. Higher securities of Rs 10, were demanded from it during the Salt Satyagraha. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Even after Motilal Ghosh’s death inbazarr Patrika kept up its nationalist spirit.

The Times of India. Yes, it turned into an English newspaper in just one night! It was first edited by Motilal Ghosh, who did not have a formal university education. The newspaper continued with its intrepid reporting and vehemently opposed the partition of Bengal in Its anti-government views and vast influence among the people was a thorn in the flesh of the government. Bengali and English bilingual.


Their family had built a bazar and had named it after Amritamoyeethe mother of Sisir and Moti Lal Ghosh. When freedom dawned on 15 Augustthe Patrika published in an editorial:. Presently sunshine will break. As a result, the newspaper was wmrita 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 Their editors acknowledged the power of the pen and utilised it to the maximum to create awareness among the masses.

Amrita Bazar Patrika – Wikipedia

It described Lord Curzon, the Viceroy of India at the time of the partition of Bengal, as ‘Young patirka a little foppish, and without previous training but invested with unlimited powers. We’d like to show you notifications for the latest news patria updates. Thank you for Subscribing to ScoopWhoop Notification. 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 old newspapers ABP and Jugantar for safe storage and retrieval in Both he and his brother Motilal were deeply attached to Bal Gangadhar Tilak.

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

Efforts are being patruka to retrieve and store this endangered and highly respected newspaper. Life sucks, we know. He wanted Indians to be given important posts in the administration. Originally published in Bengali script[2] it evolved into an English format published from Kolkata and other locations such as CuttackRanchi and Allahabad. Naturally, it didn’t go down well with the British government.

It is dawn, cloudy though it is.