Gujarat Samachar

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Gujarat Samachar
ગુજરાત સમાચાર
Gujarat Samachar logo.png
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Lok Prakashan Ltd.
PublisherShreyans Shah
EditorShreyans Shah
HeadquartersAhmedabad, Gujarat, India
Circulation46,42,000 (Indian Readership Survey 2014)
Free online

Gujarat Samachar is a Gujarati language daily newspaper in India. It is a leading Gujarati newspaper in the Indian states of Gujarat and Maharashtra with the average daily readership of 4.6 million as per Indian Readership Survey 2014.[1][2]

It has headquarter in Ahmedabad. It has one branch in Surat as well and distributes editions from Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Mumbai, Mehsana, Bhuj and New York City.

The paper was founded in 1932, and acquired by Shantilal Shah (1920-c.1984) in 1952.[3][4] Its first issue was published on 16 January 1932.[5]

TV Channel[edit]

It also launched a Gujarati News Channel in December 2012, GSTV.


  1. ^ "Indian Readership Survey 2014" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 March 2016.
  2. ^ Pathak, Maulik (3 October 2012). ‘Gujarat Samachar’, ‘Sandesh’ dailies to launch news channels, Mint (newspaper)
  3. ^ Jeffrey, Robin. India's Newspaper Revolution: Capitalism, Technology and the Indian Language Press, 1977-1999, p. 120 (2000) ("In Gujurat in the 1950s, successful business families ... acquired both the big old nationalist newspapers, Gujarat Samachar, founded in 1932, and Sandesh, founded in 1923.")
  4. ^ Umat, Ajay (5 November 2011). Lady Luck of Gujarat Samachar passes away, Times of India
  5. ^ Thaker, Mahesh (2011). Thaker, Dhirubhai, ed. ગુજરાતી વિશ્વકોશ [Gujarati Encyclopedia]. VI (Part 2) (2nd ed.). Ahmedabad: Gujarati Vishwakosh Trust. p. 218.

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