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Saamana (सामना)
Saamana logo.jpg
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Shiv Sena
Editor-in-chief Uddhav Thackeray
Associate editor Sanjay Raut (Marathi)
Prem Shukla (Hindi)
Language Marathi
This article is about Marathi language newspaper. For film in Marathi language, see Saamna (film).

Saamana (Marathi: सामना) is a Marathi-language newspaper owned by the Shiv Sena, a political party in Maharashtra, India. The paper was launched on 23 January 1988 by Bal Thackeray.[1] A Hindi version of the paper Dopahar Ka Saamana was launched on 23 February 1993.[1]

Until the death of Bal Thackeray on 17 November 2012, both the newspapers were edited by him. To honour him, his son Uddhav has named him as the "founder-editor".[1] The chief editor of both dailies is Uddhav Thackeray and the executive editors are Sanjay Raut and Prem Shukla of Marathi and Hindi versions respectively.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c "Uddhav steps in as editor of Sena newspapers". IBN Live. December 4, 2012. Retrieved December 18, 2012. 
  2. ^ Official website of Saamana

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