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    Who was the Author of New Lamps for Old series ?

    ‘New Lamps for Old’ was series of articles (1893-94) that criticized the Congress for being out of touch with the ‘proletariat’.

    • Aurobindo Ghose
    • A. O Hume
    • G.K Gokhale
    • B.G Tilak
    Asked by Monis Rasool on 18th April 2015 in Literature.
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    Aurbindo Ghose

    Aravinda Akroyd Ghose (15 August 1872 – 5 December 1950) was an Indian nationalist, scholar, poet, mystic, philosopher, yogi and guru. ‘New Lamp for Old’ is a title of fiery series author of Sri Aurobindo. Sri Aurobindo write this article series on the request of his Cambridge days friend K.G Deshpande. K.G Deshpande was a in charge of a weekly published from Bombay called Induprakash. This article was written on the political situation of India.

    RE: Who was the Author of New Lamps for Old series ?

    In New Lamps for Old Sri Aurobindo, compulsively criticizing the Congress,  In India was the main political party that time, for its  moderate policy.
    Sri Aurobindo wrote;
    Our actual enemy is not any force exterior to ourselves, but our own  crying weaknesses, our cowardice, our selfishness, our hypocrisy, our purblind sentimentalism.”

    Answered by Monis Rasool on 18th April 2015..