Malaviya Case Study

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Newspapers kept up their interest in the welfare of Indians in British colonies. The Abhyudaya asked Indians living abroad to return to India, it opined that, “This will raise their status in the eyes of foreigners and will also enable the people of India to develop the vast resources of the country.” The nationalist movement was concerned both with entering colonial institutions, gradually occupying the state in order to change it from within, and with autonomous activism, mobilizing an mobilizing an increasing number of popular groups, antagonizing the state, and creating a counter authority. Like in the case of Madan Mohan Malavya who wanted to occupy the constitutional space to bring positive changes from within the Government, but …show more content…
It has analyzed the various stages of Malaviya’s leadership and his ability to wield and retain authority. Rather than being a restraining influence on the nationalist struggle, Malaviya laid a solid foundation for the uplift of the nation through his faith in constitutional politics, efforts to improve education, fight for the freedom of press and for the rights of indentured laborers abroad and activities of socio-cultural realm which broadened the arena of public sphere in United Provinces. The gamut of Malaviya’s public life, covering well over fifty years, was wide enough to include political, social, educational, and religious activities, and he had a personality that enabled him to play a prominent role in all of them with equal felicity. He was a Congressman with a difference. Malaviya was essentially a moderate, but he was anxious not to fall too far behind public opinion. And once he was convinced about the trend of public opinion on any issue, he did not hesitated to pick up that issue. While believing in constitutional methods, he would work for mass consciousness and mass action, and the Abhyudaya, maintained its place among Hindi journals as being the mouthpiece and political manifesto of Madan Mohan …show more content…
Because press as a component of mass media became to acquire an unique status as sustainer of society, ideological state apparatus, and subtle manipulator of culture in an attempt to produce a consensus in the society. The press by all means, played a significant role in the society; it influences almost every aspect of

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