Q.1 Examine how press started by prominent Indians both in English and vernacular languages influenced the freedom struggle. Also, discuss the British reaction to this new form of Indian expression. (15 Marks)

Mentor’s Comments- Briefly mention about the start of the press and thereafter give details about the newspapers published by the Indians. Give details about the impact of press on the Freedom Struggle. Write about the acts enacted by the British Government to curb the growth and expansion of free press. Conclude appropriately.