Political Mobilization and the Underground Literature of the Quit India Movement, 1942–44

  title={Political Mobilization and the Underground Literature of the Quit India Movement, 1942–44},
  author={Paul R. Greenough},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  pages={353 - 386}
  • P. Greenough
  • Published 1 July 1983
  • Political Science
  • Modern Asian Studies
For nearly 100 years the Indian Congress organization has flourished in and through the press. Of the 72 representatives who gathered in Bombay at the first Congress meeting in 1885, more than a dozen were professional journalists. Not only did the early and subsequent nationalist leaders collect news for, editorialize in, or own outright, important vernacular and English-language newspapers—one thinks of, among others, Tilak's Kesari, Surendranath Banerjea's Bengalee, Motilal Nehru's Leader… 
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