Amar Ujala

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Amar Ujala
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Publisher Amar Ujala Publications Ltd.
Language Hindi
Headquarters Amar Ujala, C-21, Sector-59, Noida-201301
Circulation 5.510 million (2013)[1]
Sister newspapers Amar Ujala Compact
Official website

Amar Ujala is India's fourth largest Hindi-language daily newspaper with 19 editions in seven states and one union territory covering 167 districts. It has a readership of over 30 million and a circulation of around 2.2 million copies.[citation needed] As per 2013 Indian Readership Survey (IRS), with 5.510 million it had 12 largest daily readership amongst newspapers in India.[1]

Amar Ujala was founded in Agra on 18 April 1948 as a four-page newspaper that sold 2576 copies.[citation needed] By 1968 it had a circulation of 20,000 and by the turn of the century had become one of the top 10 daily newspapers in India,[citation needed] having spread its coverage beyond western Uttar Pradesh to encompass the entire state and its neighbors. In 1994, Dainik Jagran and Amar Ujala, shared nearly 70 per cent of the Uttar Pradesh state's Hindi newspaper readership. Amar Ujala sold 4.5 lakh copies through its five editions.[2]

Currently,[when?] Amar Ujala publishes a 16 to 18-page issue daily and also supplements focusing on matters such as careers, lifestyle, entertainment and women


  1. ^ a b "Indian Readership Survey
    (IRS) 2013"
    . Retrieved 2014-05-09.
  2. ^ Dilip Awasthi (November 15, 1994). "Belligerent as ever, Mulayam Singh Yadav takes on the press". India Today. Retrieved 2014-09-12. 

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