Assertion(A): Newspapers published during India's independence did more than keeping people informed.
Reason(R): Many newspapers addressed social issues, spread the nationalism and kept people politically informed.
Both A and R are correct.
A is correct but R is incorect.
A is incorrect but R is correct.
Both A and R are incorrect.
The correct option is A Both A and R are correct.
Newspapers played an important role in the past and during our freedom struggle, Newspapers reported about social injustices and other issues. It also helped spread the feelings of nationalism and kept people politically informed. Newspapers like Kesari and Maratha played an essential role during the Home Rule Movement.