 18th century makes the press in subcontinent.
 There were no press laws before.
 People want to eradicate press.
 It’...
 He was very much hostile to press
 He impose strict restriction on press
 He issued the regulation to the press
 because of a newspaper that criticize
governor general for fighting against Tipu
sultan,

 Print there name at the bottom of the newspaper.
 Notify their names and addresses to the secretary of the
sate
 No ...
 He was made governor general in 1813.
 He wanted to give freedom to the press .
 But he also formulated the regulation
 press should not publish story criticism on
 …honorable court of director
 ….public authorities in England
 …religiou...
 He was the member of council (he was very
much against lord hasting regulations)
 When he take oath of the governor
gen...
 he imposed very strict regulation (worst period of
press)
 Newspapers should not be published without license
from gove...
 Sir Charles Metcalf made governor
general in 1835
 He supported freedom of press
 He also started railway system, tele...
 Printer ,publishers and editor will be
responsible for their newspaper material
 Printer publisher name and address
 5...
Press laws in subcontinent
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Press laws in subcontinent

LAWS IN SUBCONTINENT ______ • 18th century makes the press in subcontinent. • There were no press laws before. • People want to eradicate press. • It’s a fact that press started by an English man. • Newspapers were full of gossips and scandals. • At that time when someone do criticism on EIC and Government (Depots and prison) • Anglo Indian were editors • Supreme court of Calcutta and press council felt a need of laws in media • Wellesley( governor general) came to India in (1798,1799) • He introduce the first law in subcontinent Reason; because of a newspaper that criticize governor general for fighting against Tipu sultan, Wellesley Regulation (1799)_______ • He was very much hostile to press • He impose strict restriction on press • He issued the regulation to the press Main provisions of the Wellesley regulation • Print there name at the bottom of the newspaper. • Notify their names and addresses to the secretary of the sate • No newspaper on Sunday will publish • The news will published when inspected previously by the secretary of state. • Punishment (deported to England mean end of journalism career in India) • Wellesley had also in mind to protect the European community in Calcutta. • These regulations were often violated. • Because publication of pamphlets started which did not has the name. Lord hasting regulations (1813) (pre era) • He was made governor general in 1813. • He wanted to give freedom to the press . • But he also formulated the regulation. Main point: 1. press should not publish story criticism on  honorable court of director  public authorities in England  religious issues • Should not publish the material from other foreign English newspaper which can affect the British power of India. • Personal scandals and remarks. (Post era) Everyone (council member) was against it and disapproved it because they want to implement strict rules of Lord Wellesley. John Adams’s Regulation (1823)_____ • He was the member of council (he was very much against lord hasting regulations) • When he take oath of the governor general the first thing he did to ‘Deportation of “James silk banking ham” ((Because in lord hasting time he fully enjoyed freedom and write against government etc)) James Silk Buckingham had established the Calcutta Journal, Silent features;  He imposed very strict regulation (worst period of press)  Newspapers should not be published without license from government.  Renewal of license (any time)  Appointment of any person to the newspaper describe to the concerns  Movement of press location should be also notified.  Fine of RS 400 if not paid (imprisonment of 4th month)(not more than that)  After that need was felt that time to bring down the printing p
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  • 1.  18th century makes the press in subcontinent.  There were no press laws before.  People want to eradicate press.  It’s a fact that press started by an English man.  Newspapers were full of gossips and scandals.  At that time when someone do criticism on EIC and Government  (Depots and prison)  Anglo Indian were editors  Supreme court of Calcutta and press council felt a need of laws in media  Wellesley( governor general) came to India in (1798,1799)  He introduce the first law in subcontinent
  • 2.  He was very much hostile to press  He impose strict restriction on press  He issued the regulation to the press
  • 3.  because of a newspaper that criticize governor general for fighting against Tipu sultan,
  • 4.   Print there name at the bottom of the newspaper.  Notify their names and addresses to the secretary of the sate  No newspaper on Sunday will publish  The news will published when inspected previously by the secretary of state.  Punishment (deported to England mean end of journalism career in India)  Wellesley had also in mind to protect the European community in Calcutta.  These regulations were often violated.  Because publication of pamphlets started which did not has the name.
  • 5.  He was made governor general in 1813.  He wanted to give freedom to the press .  But he also formulated the regulation
  • 6.  press should not publish story criticism on  …honorable court of director  ….public authorities in England  …religious issues  Should not publish the material from other foreign English newspaper which can affect the British power of India.  Personal scandals and remarks.  (Post era)  Everyone (council member) was against it and disapproved it because they want to implement strict rules of Lord Wellesley
  • 7.  He was the member of council (he was very much against lord hasting regulations)  When he take oath of the governor general the first thing he did to  ‘Deportation of “James silk banking ham”  ((Because in lord hasting time he fully enjoyed freedom and write against government etc ))  James Silk Buckingham had established the Calcutta Journal, 
  • 8.  he imposed very strict regulation (worst period of press)  Newspapers should not be published without license from government.  Renewal of license (any time)  Appointment of any person to the newspaper describe to the concerns  Movement of press location should be also notified.  Fine of RS 400 if not paid (imprisonment of 4th month)(not more than that)  After that need was felt that time to bring down the printing press (under control of government)  Five thousand imprison for 6 month  Ordinance of 1823(the bengal press regulation)( By virtue of an ordinance of 1823 governor general Adams introduced licensing for the newspapers.) Silent features;
  • 9.  Sir Charles Metcalf made governor general in 1835  He supported freedom of press  He also started railway system, telegraph  He finished the difference between the two kind of press(eng/Urdu)
  • 10.  Printer ,publishers and editor will be responsible for their newspaper material  Printer publisher name and address  5000 RS 2 year prison

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