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Yet not all those who came to power were inconsiderate, self-serving tyrants, and certainly not all of their deeds, regardless of their intentions, have been detrimental to the nation. Gorkhapatra was a golden beginning for print journalism and mass media in Nepal. It was launched as a weekly in May and became a daily newspaper in During the Rana years, Gorkhapatra had gorkahpatra struggle to maintain its readership.
Josse remembers an incident during early years of Rising Nepal that caused an international uproar. Like gorkhapatga lamp lit in a cave, it was going to slowly eliminate the darkness of illiteracy and ignorance. With full support from the Prime Minister, it became the first newspaper to be published in Nepal. The weather section reported the weather conditions in various places in the country as observed during the previous week.
Dec, Issue Evangeline Neve. Today while marking the th anniversary of the publication of the Gorkhapatra, we should salute Rana Prime Minister Dev Shumshere and others, who ln their role in ensuring its publication. This Asian newspaper—related article is a stub.
Harsher rules were put into effect to limit media activities. He took the initiative to print a newspaper at a time when even in neighbouring countries like China and India not much development had taken place in the field of the media.
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This article relies too much on references to primary sources. Features Issue Jun, Those times were filled with events that culminated in a referendum on May 2, People perhaps went to dhunge dharas, chautaris and patis in the evenings to get a daily dose of their newsfeeds which these days we can get on our cell phones with a flick of a fingertip. Until the literary ni Sharada began its publication inGorkhapatra provided the much-needed forum for the publication of poems, stories and articles.
This hand press that had an Eagle trademark on it was called Giddhe Press, and was first used to print the page Muluki Ain, an early attempt to codify laws for the nation, in Resurrecting a Lost Heritage.
The Birth of an Era? Gorkhapatra with its very unlikely beginning and decades long history under suppression remained the leading news publication in Nepal through the first half of the 20th century. Papers were reduced to ashes and the printing equipment sustained severe damages and were in no condition to print.
But both publications did not survive for long due to the lack of financial resources, infrastructure and support from the government. However, the long history alone cannot work in the present day competitive world unless timely reforms are made to match the changing situation. Views Read Edit View history. The paper was also going to serve as a medium for the public to express their problems and grievances to the government.
Writers on Writing and Books. Rising from the Ashes Change often comes not as a breeze but as a storm.
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Through a referendum, people would be allowed to decide the nature of their government: Dev Shumsher Rana was the most liberal and reformist of the Rana Prime Ministers, and it was under his initiative that the Nepali people got their first taste jn print journalism. Due to this, the newspaper contents tended to be stale and unappealing to the readers.
The author Grishma Bahadur Devkota often punctuates the barren academic tone of the book with interesting anecdotes and original excerpts from many documents that partook in the birth of Gorkhapatra, documents now long lost and mostly forgotten.
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We generally view the years of Rana rule as among the dark eras in the history of Nepal, since the country, its people and its resources were all severely exploited to serve the extravagant needs of a few elite. Nov, Issue Pooja Gurung. It began as a weekly newspaper and remained so for the next four decades. Yet, there was a government directive to the editors to publish both dailies, Gorkhapatra and The Rising Nepal in order to deliver the significance of the announcement to the nation.
The issues in the month of Baisakh also have a series of reports about marriages and other family celebrations held within the circle of Rana aristocracy. Among many things that Junga Bahadur imported from his trip besides European architecture, fashion and furnishing was a printing press. Two clear pathways were now open to the people.