Q. “Sambad Kaumudi” work was related to which of the following?

[A] Raja Rammohan Roy

[B] H. D. Seymour

[C] Allan Octavian Hume

[D] W C. Bonnerjee

Answer: A

Explanation: The introduction of printing press in India was an event of great significance. It helped people to spread, modern ideas of self-government, democracy, civil rights and industrialisation.

  • The press became the critic of politics. It addressed the people on several issues affecting the country.
  • Raja Rammohan Roy’s Sambad Kaumudi (1821) in Bengali and Mirat-Ul-Akbar (1822) in Persian played a progressive role in educating the people on issues of public importance.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT