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Who among the following introduced the Vernacular Press Act?

 A.

Alexander John Arbuthnot

 B.

Lord Stanley

 C.

Sir Ashley Eden

 D.

Lord Lytton

 E.

None of these

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Solution:
Option(D) is correct

In 1878, Lord Lytton introduced the Vernacular Press Act to ban the vernacular press in India.

The first victim was nationalist Newspaper ‘Soma Prakash’.


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