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9th of September 2015
Social Studies
Q:

what is censorship on press.how and when it started in india.how was it practised in india.

Mayank Dak - CBSE - Class X

Wednesday, September 09, 2015 at 18:39:PM

A:

Dear Mayank,

When restrictions are imposed on press and news is censored by the Government and its agencies, it is known as censorship on press. The censorship on the press was first imposed by Lord Lytton who passed the Vernacular Press Act in 1878.

Wednesday, September 09, 2015 at 18:55:PM