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Which was the paper launched in India in 1822 and said to be the oldest continuously published newpaper of India ?

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Asked by raju, 01 Mar '12 04:38 pm
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The Bombay Samachar or the Mumbai Samachar
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 01 Mar '12 04:40 pm

 
  
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The history of print media is very old as far as India is concerned. The first major newspaper on record that started printing in India was "The Bengal Gazette. This newspaper started in the year 1780 under the British rule.

These newspapers printed news about the areas that were under the British rule. The Bengal Gazette started from Calcutta. This was because Calcutta was the first East India Company establishment. This newspaper was started by James Agustus Hickey and since then he is known as the father of the Indian Press.

However, the first newspaper that was printed in an Indian language was Samachar Darpan and it was printed in Bangla language.
Answered by Stone Heart, 01 Mar '12 04:43 pm

 
  
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