Aśirvācana (Blessings) was first published in Sajjana Toṣaṇī Vol. 2, issue 5 in 1885. In this article, Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura laments the fact that there is animosity between the Indians and the British, and writes about the common factors they both share. He compares the two communities to an elder brother and a younger brother, and hopes that they can cultivate mutual respect for each other.
‘Britis-rājya u Vaiṣṇava-vṛnda’ (British Rule and the Vaiṣṇavas) was published in the first edition of Sajjana Toṣaṇī, Vol. 1 Issue 1 in 1881. Herein, Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura praises British rule in India as favorable for Vaiṣnavas as compared to previous regimes.