Indian Opinion

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  • Indian Opinion was an important newspaper that served as a primary mass communication organ of the Natal Indian Congress.
  • It was published in several languages- English, Gujarati, Hindi and Tamil.
  • Some of its focus areas include:
    • Human rights
    • Civil rights issues
    • Racial intolerance faced by indentured labourers


  • Its main purposes were:
    • Education
    • Mobilization
    • Information


  • 2023 marks the 120th anniversary of the Indian Opinion.
  • It helped fight the oppressive laws of the then-South African government.
  • It played an important role in anti-racial discrimination drives.
  • Women, like Sushila Gandhi (editor of the Gujarati section) played an important role in the newspaper’s publication.


  • It was founded by Mahatma Gandhi.
  • M H Nazar also played an important role.


  • Its final edition was published in 1962.


In which year was the final edition of Indian Opinion newspaper published?

(a) 1945

(b) 1962

(c) 2023

(d) 1972

Answer: (b) 1962

Explanation: The given information states that the final edition of the Indian Opinion newspaper was published in 1962.


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