Champak

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Champak
Champak.jpg
Categories Children's Magazine
Frequency Fortnightly
Year founded 1969
Company Delhi Press Group
Country India
Language English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam

Champak (Hindi: चंपक) is a popular fortnightly magazine for children published by the Delhi Press Group since 1969 in India.[1] Champak competes with Amar Chitra Katha's Tinkle and Geodesic's Chandamama brands of magazines. Champak is published twice a month.

History[edit]

Champak was founded in 1969[2] by Vishwanath. At that time, Champak competed with Chandamama, one of the best selling magazines. In 1980, the third competitor, Tinkle was released. Yet till now, Champak remains one of the favourite magazines of children in India.[3]

Champak Jogo Disk[edit]

A CD is given free of cost with a pack of Multimedia Edition Champak. The CD contains games and activities for a child to learn.

Contests[edit]

Champak has also been conducting Story Writing Contests for children under 12 years old since 2008. The final round is held in Delhi. The story writing competition is judged by Chhaya Singh and Vinay Kumar, two reputable and praiseworthy novelists.

Champak's annual writing and painting competition is called 'Champak Creative Child Contest'.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Champak magazine". Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  2. ^ The Far East and Australasia 2003. Psychology Press. 2002. p. 489. ISBN 978-1-85743-133-9. Retrieved 2 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Champak". Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  4. ^ The Champak Creative Child Contest The Times of India. 4 February 2011. Retrieved 2 June 2016.

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