Dainik Jagran

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Dainik Jagran
Dainik Jagran cover 03-28-10.jpg
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Jagran Prakashan Limited
Founded1942; 79 years ago (1942)[1]
HeadquartersJagran Building, 2, Sarvodya Nagar, Kanpur-208 005, Uttar Pradesh, India
Circulation3,410,026 daily[2] (as of July–December 2018)
OCLC number416871022

Coordinates: 26°28′50″N 80°18′07″E / 26.48050°N 80.30200°E / 26.48050; 80.30200Dainik Jagran (Daily Awakening) is an Indian Hindi language daily newspaper. In 2017 it was the largest newspaper in India by circulation.[3] As of 2010 it was the 17th most read in the world.[4]

The newspaper was launched in 1942 by Puran Chandra Gupta and later edited by Narendra Mohan.[1] It is owned by Jagran Prakashan Limited, a publishing house listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India.


Dainik Jagran on a 2018 stamp

Jagran Prakashan Limited also acquired Mid Day in 2010[5] and Naiduniya in 2012.[6]

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  1. ^ a b File:Dainik Jagran 2018 stampsheet of India.jpg
  2. ^ "Highest Circulated Daily Newspapers (language wise)" (PDF). Audit Bureau of Circulations. Retrieved 5 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Details of most circulated publications for the audit period Jan – Jun 2016" (PDF). Audit Bureau of Circulations. Retrieved 27 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Study Tour "Success made in India"". Wan-Ifra. September 2010. Retrieved 28 March 2014.
  5. ^ Abhineet Kumar (20 January 2013). "Jagran buys Mid-Day's publication business". Business Standard.
  6. ^ "Jagran Prakashan buys Nai Dunia". Indian Express. 3 April 2012.

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