Prelims 316

Consider the following pairs:
Newspaper/Journal Founder/ Editor
1. Bengalee: Surendranath Banerjee
2. Al Hilal: Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
3. Jugantar: Barindra Kumar Ghosh
Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?
1 and 2 only
1 only 3 only
2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3
Explanation :
Surendranath Banerjee was one of the earliest political leaders during the British Rule. He founded the newspaper “The Bengalee” in 1879 and founded the Indian National Association with Anandmohan Bose, the first Indian political organization of its kind on July 26, 1876. He is renowned today as pioneer leader of Indian politics. He published an important work, A Nation in Making, which was widely acclaimed. Hence, statement 1 is correct.
The Al-Hilal was a weekly Urdu language newspaper established by the Indian leader Maulana Abul Kalam Azad and used as a medium for criticism of the British Raj in India. The first issue came out on 13 July 1912. Hence, statement 2 is correct.
Jugantar Patrika was a Bengali revolutionary newspaper founded in 1906 in Calcutta by Barindra Kumar Ghosh, Abhi