What is the role of balshastri Jambhekar about Journlism
About: Balshastri Jambhekar as a journalist
Balshastri Jambhekar was born in the village of Pombhurle in the Rajapur taluka in Konkan region of Maha ...more
He was born in the village Pombhurle in the Rajapur taluka in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. A great scholar and researcher in many subjects, he was a very good teacher, excellent author and left a stamp of his personality as a social reformer and a journalist during the period 1832 to 1846.
Balshastri Jambhekar is mainly known as the founder of the Marathi newspaper Darpan. He ably carried out the responsibility as editor of this newspaper during the British rule in India. He had grasped very early the importance and power of the print media in the coming times. He was sure that if the British was to be overthrown and freedom was to be attained, then it was essential to awaken the society and the pen was the ...more