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Som Prakash Newspaper: Founder

Who among the following started the newspaper, Shome Prakash?
  1. Dayanand Saraswati
  2. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
  3. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
  4. Surendranath Banerjee
Answer: Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Som Prakash Newspaper founder

Shom Prakash was started by Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar in 1859.
Dwarkanath Vidyabhusan was an Indian scholar, editor and publisher of the trend-setting weekly Bengali newspaper Somprakash.
Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar proposed the publication of a weekly newspaper Somprakash partly with the objective of providing employment for a deaf scholar. The newspaper hit the stands in 1858 but the deaf scholar never joined it. The entire responsibility of editing and publishing the newspaper vested in Vidyabhusan.
Initially, Somprakash was published from a lane in Champatala in Kolkata. When the railway was extended to Canning in 1862, he shifted the printing press to his native village Chingripota (renamed as Subhasgram), now in South 24 Parganas.

Som Prakash newspaper started by→Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar


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