By Aqeel-uz-zafar Khan
|Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah with the Editorial Staff of Dawn|
The Press in India had played a pivotal role in the emancipation of the Sub-continent from the foreign yoke. It became the most effective instrument utilised for publicity by the authorities as well as by the private agencies to achieve their objectives. It played a vital role for the politicians to project and propagate their views, the newspapers courageously taught and trained thousands of young men to realise their responsibilities and participate in the struggle for independence.