Wednesday, 28 December 2016

HISTORY NOTES: The History of Indian Press (Part -II) for RRB NTPC and SSC CHSL EXAM

Censorship on Press 

The censorship of Press act 1799
Wellesley Introduced
According to this Act “name of editor, printer & proprietor” published on newspaper.
Lord Hastings Abolished this Act in 1818.

The Licensing regulation act 1823
John Adam Introduced
Miralul Akhbar (Raja Ram Mohan Roy) seized by this act.
Metcalf Abolished this act in 1835,

Licensing Act 1857
Due to an emergency caused by 1857 revolt this act imposed licensing restrictions. The government reserved the right to stop publication & circulation of any book or newspaper.


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